Lawson Junior Hyatt

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Clairemont, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SEAMAN 2ND CLASS. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND PARTICIPATION IN THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF AN UNUSUAL AND HAZARDOUS MISSION FOR THE WAR DEPARTMENT IN ENEMY-CONTROLLED WATERS DURING JANUARY-MARCH 1942, WHILE A MEMBER OF THE CREW OF THE USS TROUT (SS-202).