Oscar D. Sowers

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Houston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WITH BATTERY I, THIRD BATTALION, TENTH MARINES, SECOND MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON SAIPAN, MARIANA ISLANDS IN JULY 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.