Thaddeus William Stribling

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Dallas, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A GUNNERY SERGEANT WITH THE FIFTH MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES DURING THE ASSAULT ON TULAGI, SOLOMON ISLANDS IN AUGUST 1942. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.