Jack W. Peterman

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Walnut Springs, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND AS A MACHINE GUN SQUAD LEADER OF COMPANY H, THIRD BATTALION, TWENTY-EIGHTH MARINES, FIFTH MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES DURING THE ASSAULT ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS IN MARCH 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.