Duey C. Thompson

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Paducah, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WITH THE FIRST BATTALION, FOURTH MARINES, SIXTH MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES AT OROKU PENINSULA, OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS IN JUNE 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.