Charles F. Widdecke

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Dallas, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CAPTAIN AND AS COMMANDING OFFICER OF COMPANY C, 1ST BATTALION, 22ND MARINES, 1ST PROVISIONAL MARINE BRIGADE, 5TH AMPHIBIOUS CORPS IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES AT GUAM, MARIANAS ISLANDS IN 1944. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS AND SILVER STAR.