Bolton, Cecil Hamilton, COL

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)
Service Years
1942 - 1962

Infantry

Colonel



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1908
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Bolton, Cecil Hamilton (MOH), COL USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Crawfordsville, Florida
Last Address
San Antonio, Texas

Date of Passing
Jan 22, 1965
 
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section PC Grave 22-J

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor Recipients
  1945, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]
  1945, Medal of Honor Recipients [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in Company E, 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Division, US Army. During the crossing of the Mark River in Holland, November 2, 1944, he led a bazooka team against a German positions. He charged the enemy machine gun nest, killing the two gunners and was wounded. He then attacked a second machine gun, a 88-mm artillery piece and he crawled back wounded to his lines. For these actions, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in September, 1945 and reached the rank of Colonel before leaving the Army.

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   1944-1945, 104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)

First Lieutenant
From Month/Year
- / 1944
To Month/Year
- / 1945
Unit
104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves) Unit Page
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Netherlands
 
 
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 104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves) Details

104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)
Changed to 104th Division (Institutional Training)
Type
Command Element
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Parent Unit
WWII Army Units
Strength
Division
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jul 29, 2012
   
   
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21 Members Also There at Same Time
104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)

Allen, Terry De La Mesa, MG, (1912-1946) Major General
Woodward, William Roscoe, BG, (1916-1950) Brigadier General
Moore, Bryant, MG, (1917-1951) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Deane, John Russell, GEN, (1937-1977) IN 1542 Lieutenant Colonel
Brock, Virgil, CPT IN 745 Captain
Brock, Virgil, CPT IN 590 Captain
Brock, Virgil, CPT TC 345 Captain
Deane, John Russell, GEN, (1937-1977) IN 1542 Captain
Graber, Gordon Ladd, COL, (1938-1972) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Ashworth, Howard Hugh, S/Sgt, (1942-1945) IN Staff Sergeant
Lee, Lester, S/Sgt, (1943-1945) AG 279 Staff Sergeant
Weaver, John M., S/Sgt, (1943-1944) IN 604 Staff Sergeant
Carrigan, Joseph, Sgt, (1941-1945) IN 745 Sergeant
Haberle, John, Sgt, (1942-1945) EN 78 Sergeant
Kight, Elwood C., Sgt, (1942-1945) AG 405 Sergeant
Koch, Edward I, Sgt, (1943-1946) IN 745 Sergeant
Bjaloncik, Joseph, PFC, (1944-1945) IN 521 Private First Class
Cornachine, Emil, PFC, (1942-1946) MP 677 Private First Class
Flores, Telesforo (Frank), PFC, (1942-1944) IN 745 Private First Class
James, Willy F., PFC, (1942-1945) IN 745 Private First Class
Davis, Fred R., Pvt, (1943-1944) IN 745 Private
Maldonado, Ramon, Pvt, (1942-1946) IN Private
Deane, John Russell, GEN, (1942-1977) Second Lieutenant
Carrigan, Joseph, Sgt, (1941-1945) Sergeant
Wisdom, Selwin Deroy, LTC, (1942-1966) Sergeant

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