Bobby Terrell Bacon

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Cisco, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS. HE JOINED THE MARINES ON JANUARY 8, 1940, AND SERVED IN THE 3RD BATTALION, 4TH MARINE REGIMENT ON BATAAN. HE WAS CAPTURED BY THE JAPANESE ON MAY 6, 1942, ON CORREGIDOR AND REMAINED A PRISONER OF WAR UNTIL HIS RELEASE ON SEPTEMBER 11, 1945, IN HONSHU, JAPAN. CONTINUED HIS SERVICE AFTER WWII.