Dudley Alvin Norton

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 03/03/1945

 

 

Dudley A. Norton was born in Athens, Limestone County, Alabama on December 21, 1918.

He was drafted into the Army on January 21, 1942 at Fort McClellan, Alabama. His home
of residence was listed as Athens, Limestone County, Alabama and his civilian occupation was
listed as Farm hands, general farms. He had completed grammar school and
was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Technical Sergeant Dudley A. Norton was killed in action in Germany
near the town of Bruhlborn on March 3, 1945.

 

 

Ala T-SGT 4 Inf Div CO. C, killed in action in Prum, Germany. Buried in the Athens City Cemetery on April 3, 1949.

Published in The Alabama Courier, March 31, 1949:

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 3, for T-Sgt. Dudley A. Norton, who was killed in Germany
at the age of 26 on March 3, 1945.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Norton of Athens Route One.

Rev. Eugene Steelman of the Sardis Springs Baptist Church will officiate, American Legion in charge.
Interment will be in the City Cemetery, McConnell-Service directing.

Sgt. Norton is also survived by five brothers, Lawson A. Norton of Montgomery, Hubert Norton, Carl Norton,
Addison Norton and Ernest Norton, all of Limestone County; two sisters, Mrs. Sophia Bailey of Summertown, Tenn.,
and Mrs. Kate Hargrove of Willard, Ohio.

from the Find A Grave website

 

 

Dudley A. Norton was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Alabama in 1949.

Burial:
Athens City Cemetery
Athens
Limestone County
Alabama
Plot: Section 4, Lot #1357

 

Grave monument for Dudley A. Norton

Photo by Anonymous from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave marker for Dudley A. Norton

Photo by Anonymous from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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