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North Carolina's Other Navy Medal of Honor Recipient


Abstract:
Pharmacists Mate Second Class William D. Halyburton, Jr., of Wilmington, is the state's other recipient of the Navy Medal of Honor during World War II. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division and was killed in action May 15, 1945 while saving the life of a wounded Marine at the battle of Okinawa's Wana Draw.
Source:
Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Spr 2002, p15-17, por
Record #:
21342