This is our first photo of a WWII MCB 133 veteran.
I hope it's the first of many!


Joseph Lees Sr. MM3 133rd Battalion (Seabee)
Living at the time of enlistment: Perrysville, PA
Born: 6/15/1924
Died: 12/22/1992
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.

Richard Lees


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