William Becton Wortham, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Nacogdoches, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SERGEANT WITH THE FIRST BATTALION, FOURTEENTH MARINES, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS DURING FEBRUARY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.