Garvin E. Lee

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NAME:
Garvin Ernest Lee
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
957236
HOME OF RECORD:
Effingham, SC
NEXT OF KIN:
Parents, Delton & Gaynell Lee
DATE OF BIRTH:
9/14/1925
SERVICE DATES:
3/24/1944 – 4/3/1946
1/1951 – 5/1952 (active duty)
Through 1957 (inactive reserve)
DATE OF DEATH:
2/12/1985
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Iwo Jima B/1/24 521 PFC WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Sergeant (WWII)
Staff Sergeant (retirement)

Biography coming soon.

Florence Morning News, 19 July 1945.
Florence Morning News, 19 July 1945.

 

PFC Lee with a Japanese sword, probably a souvenir of Iwo Jima. Photograph courtesy of Darrell Jordan.
PFC Lee with a Japanese sword, probably a souvenir of Iwo Jima. Photograph courtesy of Darrell Jordan.