Roy F. Beery, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Houston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE AND AS NAVAL GUNFIRE LIAISON OFFICER ATTACHED TO THE SIXTEENTH REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM, FIRST U.S. INFANTRY DIVISION, DURING THE ASSAULT ON THE COAST OF NORMANDY, FRANCE ON 6 JUNE 1944, AND SUBSEQUENT ADVANCE INLAND 6 JUNE TO 15 JUNE 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.