Photo #: NH 106211
Pharmacist's Mate Second Class William D. Halyburton, Jr., USNR
Retouched photograph is possibly from an identification card used while attending training after his enlistment in August 1943.
William D. Halyburton, Jr. was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity" while serving with a Marine Rifle Company in the Second Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marine Division during action against Japanese forces on Okinawa Shima, Ryukyu Chain, 19 May 1945.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Online Image: 53KB; 580 x 765 pixels
Image Posted 10 November 2008