Charles Wesley Shelburne

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Kerrville, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT COLONEL COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE 1ST BATTALION, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARINE DIVISION DURING OPERATIONS AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS DURING 1945. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS.