John B. Smith

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
San Antonio, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A MAJOR AND AS COMMANDING OFFICER OF COMPANY B, 45TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, PHILIPPINE SCOUTS, IN ACTION AT MATAN, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, FROM 18 TO 22 JANUARY 1942. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.