Malcolm H. Melton
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Name: Malcolm H. Melton
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Unit: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry
Dates of Service: 8/19/1943-12/17/1944
Killed in action in Europe, buried at
Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupre,
Belgium. Awarded the Purple Heart with
Oak Leaf Cluster.
Area of Service: Europe
Grandmother: Mrs. Ellen E. Davis, Scottsville
Hatton Boy Arrives at Camp Walters, Texas
Scottsville News, 14 October 1943 (p.1):
Pvt. Malcolm Harris Melton, 20, grandson of Mrs. W.P. Davis of Hatton, has arrived at this Infantry Replacement Center to begin his basic
training as an infantryman. He has been assigned to a battalion stressing rifle-heavy weapons-specialist training.