Thomas Sydenham Witherspoon, II

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Dallas, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CAPTAIN AND AS COMMANDING OFFICER OF COMPANY K, THIRD BATTALION, TWENTY-FIFTH MARINES, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST JAPANESE FORCES ON TINIAN, MARIANA ISLANDS DURING JULY 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.