Corp Ernest Junior “Lyle” Gorton

Corp Ernest Junior “Lyle” Gorton

Huntington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Death 5 Mar 1945 (aged 25)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot B, 739
Memorial ID 3776262 · View Source
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Ernest served as a Corporal, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Huntington, Chittenden County, Vermont prior to the war.

Ernest was "Killed In Action" on Iwo Jima during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the Iwo Jima Cemetery and was later repatriated here on February 1, 1949.

Service # 804135

Ernest was married, however his wife's first name is currently unknown.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3776262
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Ernest Junior “Lyle” Gorton (15 Aug 1919–5 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3776262, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .