Delbert C. Teel

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Tyler, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WITH COMPANY A, FIRST BATTALION, EIGHTH MARINES, SECOND MARINE DIVISION DURING ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES AT TARAWA, GILBERT ISLANDS DURING NOVEMBER 1943. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.