John Thaddeus Walker

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Azle, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A COLONEL AND COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE 22ND MARINES ATTACHED TO TACTICAL GROUP ONE, 5TH AMPHIBIOUS CORPS DURING THE ASSAULT AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE HELD ENIWETOK ATOLL, MARSHALL ISLANDS IN 1944. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS AND THE LEGION OF MERIT.