Wayne Melvin Cross

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Dallas, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A TECHNICAL SERGEANT WITH THE HEADQUARTERS BATTERY, 48TH FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION, 17TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 7TH INFANTRY DIVISION, LANDING FORCE 51.4, IN ACTION IN MASSACRE VALLEY-HOLTZ BAY PASS, ATTU ISLAND, TERRITORY OF ALASKA, ON 14 MAY 1943. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR HIS GALLANTRY IN ACTION.