Michael F. Smith

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Austin, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT (JG) AND AS A MEMBER OF THE UNDERWATER DEMOLITION TEAM (UDT) ASSAULT UNIT PARTICIPATING IN THE ASSAULT LANDING IN THE OKINAWA GUNTO, IN ACTION AGAINST THE ENEMY FROM 27 MARCH 1945 TO 1 APRIL 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.