About George H Potter, Jr.
State of residence: Montana
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Major George H. Potter (MCSN: 0-4259), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States in the defense of Wake Island in the Pacific during the period from 8 to 23 December 1943.
Major George H. Potter (MCSN: 0-4259), United States Marine Corps, was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Wake Island on 23 December 1941, and was held as a Prisoner of War until returned to U.S. Military control at the end of the war.