Charles Grant Cross

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Brady, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

ENLISTED 4 MAY 1939 IN DALLAS, TEXAS. SERVED WITH THE 4TH MARINES IN CHINA AND THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS. HE WAS CAPTURED BY THE JAPANESE AT THE FALL OF CORREGIDOR IN MAY 1942. HE SURVIVED THREE AND A HALF YEARS IN PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS, AND WAS LIBERATED IN JAPAN 1945.