Donald E. Woods

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Lockney, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND AS A BULLDOZER OPERATOR OF COMPANY D, SECOND BATTALION, SEVENTEENTH MARINES (ENGINEER), FIRST MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON CAPE GLOUCESTER, NEW BRITAIN DURING JANUARY 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.