Homer Marion Neelley, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Houston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WHILE SERVING AS A RIFLE SQUAD LEADER OF COMPANY F, SECOND BATTALION, TWENTY-SIXTH MARINES, FIFTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS IN MARCH 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.