Veneri, George T.

Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

George T. Veneri died on Iwo Jima. He received a head wound and was bandaged. He then refused to be evacuated and went back into action. After receiving another head wound, he died in the arms of his friend Leo Simon.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private First Class
Unit:
Company B / 3rd Marine Division / 21st Marines / USMC
Navy Cross

Sources

  • - Sterner C.D., Recipients of The Navy Cross, 1916 - Present
    - Leo Simon 3 Division Company B. 21st Marines USMC via Brian Simon