John T. Middlebrook

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Springtown, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A GUNNERY SERGEANT AND AS A PLATOON LEADER OF COMPANY I, THIRD BATTALION, TWENTY-FOURTH MARINES, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS IN FEBRUARY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.