Claude Evander Lauderdale

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Ackerly, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SERGEANT AND SERVING AS ACTING PLATOON LEADER OF COMPANY D, 2ND BATTALION, 27TH MARINES, 5TH MARINE DIVISION DURING ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS IN 1945. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS.