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Pvt Verlaine Buster Alton
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1921
Divide County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1944, France


Private Alton served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
505th Parachute Infantry Regiment

His Army enlistment date / place / Serial # was:
February 14, 1940

He was Killed in Action in the:
Normandy Invasion during World War II

He was awarded the:
Purple Heart

He was a resident of:
Monroe County, Wisconsin

He was the son of:
Charles Alton
(12/23/1887 - 03/08/1972)
Elsie Mae Wheeler Alton
(06/02/1890 - 07/14/1974)

He was the brother of:
Verdun LeRoy Alton
(08/24/1916 - 02/12/1991)
Verona Mae Alton Cline
(01/22/1918 - 08/07/2002)
Verne Charles "Charlie" Alton
(03/06/1919 - 03/12/1996)
Velda A Alton
(03/29/1920 - 02/11/2006)
Zelda Verellen "Maxine" Alton
(01/19/1923 - 07/19/1985)
Craig Kennedy Alton
(03/16/1925 - 07/25/2009)
Crystal Denise "Denny" Alton
(07/02/1927 - 05/04/2000)

***** NOTE *****

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City of Birth

please send it via "Edit / Suggest A Correction" through this memorial. Thank you.

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  Elsie Wheeler Alton (1890 - 1974)
  Verlaine Buster Alton (1921 - 1944)
  C. Denise Alton (1927 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot D / Row 1 / Grave 29
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
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Rest in Peace
- Bruce Nuckowski
 Added: Dec. 7, 2014
Thank you for your World War II service and sacrifice to our country, Private Alton! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: May. 25, 2011

- Cubbiegirl
 Added: Jun. 6, 2009

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