J. W. Buchanan


Name of Honoree:             J. W. Buchanan

Branch of Service:             U.S. Army

Hometown:                          Waverly, TN

Honored by:                        A Friend

Service Unit(s):                 103d Infantry Regiment, Cannon Company

Campaigns – Activity:      Inducted September 23, 1942.  Honorably discharged December 12, 1945

Served in the Pacific Theater of Operation and Occupation Forces in Japan.  Assigned to the 103d Infantry Regiment Cannon Company, 43d Infantry Division

Medals – Awards:               Combat Infantry Badge, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with Bronze Arrowhead for beach-head invasion, 2 Bronze Stars for New Guinea and Luzon.  Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal with Bronze Star, WWII Victory Medal, Japan Occupation Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation and Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.