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Malcolm H. Melton

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                         Name: Malcolm H. Melton

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Army

                         Unit: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry
                         Division

                         Rank: PVT

                         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.

 
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