Robert M. Hanna

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Fort Worth, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 2ND LIEUTENANT WITH THE 1ST MARINE DEFENSE BATTALION, NAVAL AIR STATION, WAKE ISLAND DURING THE JAPANESE LANDING 23 DECEMBER 1941 AND FOUGHT GALLANTLY UNTIL THE ISLAND WAS SURRENDERED. HE SPENT THE REST OF THE WAR AS A PRISONER, RELEASED AT THE END IN 1946. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS.