Harold D. Hassell

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Gainesville, TX

HONORED BY
Mindy L. Hassell Molina, Granddaughter

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED FROM MAY 13, 1943 TO DECEMBER 1, 1945. DECEMBER 21, 1943 -- ARRIVED IN NEW CALEDONIA. COMPLETED SEVERAL TOURS IN MANY COUNTRIES AND WAS PART OF THE MARINE RAIDERS. WAS WOUNDED DURING BATTLES AT GUAM AND OKINAWA. WAS AWARDED THE SILVER STAR AND THE PURPLE HEART.