Milton Allan Snyder

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
San Antonio, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT COLONEL. WHILE HE WAS ABOARD A SHIP IN HARBOR AT COLOMBO, CEYLON HE MANNED A MACHINE GUN AND AIDED IN THE DEFENSE AGAINST JAPANESE ENEMY FIGHTER AIRCRAFT ATTACKING THE HARBOR, WITHOUT REGARD TO HIS OWN SAFETY. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR HIS GALLANTRY IN ACTION.