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Pvt Verlaine Buster Alton

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Pvt Verlaine Buster Alton

  • Birth 17 Jan 1921 Divide County, North Dakota, USA
  • Death 21 Jun 1944 France
  • Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Plot • Plot D / Row 1 / Grave 29
  • Memorial ID 56641814

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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
• Wisconsin
• 06865368

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)
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***** NOTE *****

If anyone has factual knowledge regarding his:

• City of Birth

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

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  • Maintained by: KATHY
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56641814
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Verlaine Buster Alton (17 Jan 1921–21 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56641814, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .