John Wesley Lane, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Houston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WITH THE SECOND AMPHIBIAN TRACTOR BATTALION, SECOND MARINE DIVISION, DURING ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON TARAWA, GILBERT ISLANDS IN NOVEMBER 1943. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.