🇺🇸 Pvt. A. B. Duncan (left) and Cpl. A. R. Perry, both Nashville, Tennessee Marines, stand with their weapons after being relieved from front line action during the battle of Iwo Jima.
Private Duncan, husband of Mrs. Mary Ella Midgett Duncan of 332 **** Street, participated in the taking of Hill 382 on Iwo Jima with the Fourth Marine Division recently. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Duncan, 308 ****** Heights, the former employee of the Union Ice Cream Company is father of a daughter, Linda Sue, aged two and a half.
Corporal Perry, 19, is the son of Mfs. A. R. Perry, 2108 ****** Avenue. He recently was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action with a marine rifle platoon during the invasion of Saipan. Perry is a veteran of the Marshall Islands and Tinian invasions. He was employed in Detroit, Mich., prior to entering the service in March 1943.
—May 1, 1945 Tennessean paper (page3) [edited street names out] #ww2 #tennessee #usmc #marines #history