George E. Cire

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Houston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 2ND LIEUTENANT AND AS A PLATOON LEADER OF COMPANY C, FIRST BATTALION, TWENTY-THIRD MARINES, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS IN 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.