Lawrence Harville served with the 3rd Battalion, 5th
Marines, Mike Company. He was Killed In Action during Operation
HOUSTON II, and was awarded the Silver Star, posthumously. His
name stands proudly on the Mike 3/5 Wall of Honor.
Semper fi, Brother Marine. We will never forget.
President, of the United States, takes pride, in presenting, the
Silver Star, Medal, (Posthumously) to Lawrence Harville, Gunnery
Sergeant, U.S., Marine Corps, for conspicuous, gallantry and intrepidity,
in action, while serving, with Company, M, 3d, Battalion, 5th,
Marines, FIRST Marine, Division, during combat operations, against
the enemy, in the Republic, of Vietnam, on 9, May 1968. (Synopsis)