World War II
BRUTON, JESS CALVIN
Private, U. S. Army. Home address: Sallisaw, Sequoyah County. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bruton, Parents, Rte. 2, Sallisaw. Born April 1, 1924. Enlisted May 30, 1944. Decoration: Combat Infantry Badge. Finished grades in grammar school. A letter in behalf of the officers and men of his company in the 88th Division stated: ' , He was one of our efficient and top fighting men." Died April 18, 1945, in action in Northern Italy and buried in the U. S. Military Cemetery at Mt. Beni, Italy.
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