Melvin Dee Seals

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Kingsmill, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SERGEANT WITH THE SECOND BATTALION, TWENTY-FIFTH MARINES, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION, DURING ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES AT TINIAN, MARIANA ISLANDS IN JULY 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART. KILLED IN ACTION BY MORTAR SHELLS ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS ON 26 FEBRUARY 1945.