||Lt. Cecil Bolton
Born in Crawfordsville, Fl., grew up in Sheffield, Al. and
enlisted in the U.S. Army on 27 July, 1942 at Huntsville. Al.
On 2 November, 1944 in Holland, Lt. Bolton, although
severely wounded, waded across a canal to eliminate
an enemy machine gun position, returned to pick up
assistance and again crossed the icy waters to knock out
another machine gun and an artillery piece before
painfully crawling back to his own lines. He was awarded
the Medal of Honor at a White house ceremony.
Lt. Bolton remained in the Army and retired with
the rank of Colonel. He died 22 January, 1965
in San Antonio, TX.