Orville Odell Vaught

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Magnolia, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND FIRE TEAM LEADER IN A RIFLE SQUAD OF COMPANY A, 1ST BATTALION, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS IN 1945. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS.