Herman Ervin Russell

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
El Paso, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A STAFF SERGEANT WITH THE BATTERY C, 48TH FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION, 17TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 7TH INFANTRY DIVISION, LANDING FORCE 51.4, IN ACTION IN MASSACRE VALLEY, ATTU ISLAND, TERRITORY OF ALASKA, ON 13 MAY 1943. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR HIS GALLANTRY IN ACTION.