Joseph Lees Sr. MM3 133rd Battalion (Seabee)
Living at the time of enlistment: Perrysville, PA
Served on Iwo Jima
From his son:
I am very proud of my father. I was told by my Uncle that he remembers my dad telling him of being at the site in which the US flag was raised on Iwo Jima.
Leon McKinley Newsome 133rd Seabees Died February 19, 1945 IWO JIMA
Leon McKinley Newsom
04-15-1924 * 02-19-1945
S1, U.S. Navy – WW II
This is a group picture of some of the Seabees in Uncle Leon’s battalion. I do not know when or where it was taken.
I think Leon is the second from the left on the first row.
Mary Beth Isom
and 12 officers and 191 enlisted wounded in action.