Henry William Dalton
Major, United States Army
W. DALTON, ARMORED UNIT MAJOR, MISSING
Former Insurance Broker Lost On Western Front
Chicago Daily Tribune, January 31, 1945 – Major Henry William Dalton, former broker for Standard Insurance Company, has been missing in action on the European front since December 18, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois, disclosed yesterday.
Major Dalton, with an armored division, recently
was mentioned in a news release as instrumental in saving the lives of
several of his men in the German counterattack in Luxembourg.
DALTON, Major Henry William, USA
Henry William Dalton, Wilmette, Illinois.
World War II
Years Attended: 1940
Service branch: Army
Date of Birth: 2/18/1913
Date of Death: 12/19/1944
Kappa Delta Rho-Illini, Flying Club, ROTC
Major Dalton died in Luxembourg of wounds received
the day before when he manned an American tank single-handed to save men
at a command post trapped by two German Tiger tanks.
DALTON, HENRY WILLIAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/18/1913
DATE OF DEATH: 12/19/1944
SECTION: 1 SITE: 131-C
Posted: 23 May 2008