George Oliver Smith

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
San Antonio, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AS A RIFLEMAN WITH COMPANY C, 1ST BATTALION, 2ND MARINES, 2ND MARINE DIVISION AND IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES AT BETIO ISLAND, TARAWA ATOLL, GILBERT ISLANDS IN 1943. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS.