Lud Roten Tucker

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Huntsville, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 2ND LIEUTENANT AND AS PILOT OF A FIGHTER PLANE IN MARINE FIGHTING SQUADRON TWO HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR (VMF-224), IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES OFF OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS IN MAY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.