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PFC William Earnest Cordon

PFC William Earnest Cordon

Birth
Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
Death 17 Mar 1945 (aged 24)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Cedar Dell, Lots 86 & 87
Memorial ID 104273749 · View Source
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United States Marine; fought in the battle of Guadalcanal with D Company, Second Marines; guard duty in California and Oregon, then Iwo Jima as a mortar gunner with HQ, 1st Battalion, 24th Marines.

Cordon was killed in action on Iwo shortly before his battalion was to board transports to leave the island.


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  • Created by: Geoffrey Roecker
  • Added: 28 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104273749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC William Earnest Cordon (3 Sep 1920–17 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104273749, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Geoffrey Roecker (contributor 47006169) .