Leonard A. Svec

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
East Bernard, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A GUNNERY SERGEANT WITH MARINE AIRCRAFT GROUP TWENTY-THREE DURING THE BOMBARDMENT OF HENDERSON FIELD, GUADALCANAL, SOLOMON ISLANDS, BY ENEMY JAPANESE SURFACE AND AIR FORCES IN OCTOBER 1942. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.