Oran Dan Jones, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Raymondville, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND SERVING AS AN AMMUNITION CARRIER IN A MACHINE GUN SECTION OF COMPANY E, SECOND BATTALION, TWENTY-SECOND MARINES, SIXTH MARINE DIVISION, DURING ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES AT OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS IN MAY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.