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First Name: Dalton

Last Name: Thomas

Birthplace: Early, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Early, TX

Date of Birth: 11 January 1920

Date of Death: 29 September 2017

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Years Served:
Dalton Thomas

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Dalton 'Jot' Thomas

Staff Sergeant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Like many of his generation, he went on to serve in the Army during WWII. Trained to invade Norway, he was later transferred to the invasion force that landed in Italy. He saw action at the Monte Casino Abbey; received the French Croix de Guerre for freeing a village in France; received a Silver Star, and was wounded two times, earning two Purple Hearts. He still carries one bullet with him.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316753   Created by: drjones46




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