John W. Thomason, III

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Huntsville, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CAPTAIN AND AS PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER OF THE FOURTH MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS ON 19 FEBRUARY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.