Carl Lee Wilhite

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Lazare, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS WITH HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, THIRD BATTALION, SEVENTH MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS IN JUNE 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.