Dalton 'Jot' Thomas

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Early, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SERGEANT. 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 CROIX DE GUERRE FOR FREEING A VILLAGE IN FRANCE; RECEIVED A SILVER STAR, AND WAS WOUNDED TWO TIMES, EARNING TWO PURPLE HEARTS.