Born 20 January 1922
Died 17 November 1944
Private First Class
120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
PFC Trentham was initially buried at the American War Cemetery Margraten, Holland. He is buried at Knoxville National Cemetery, B, 6281.
The Knoxville Journal, December 8, 1944
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Trentham of Gatlinburg, have been informed by the War Department that their son, Pfc. Dott Trentham, 22, was killed in action Nov. 17, somewhere in Germany.
Private Trentham, former manager of a Gatlinburg Bowling alley,entered the Army in October, 1942, and had been overseas nine months.
He was wounded twice in action in France, and was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. He also won the Good Conduct and rifle, pistol-D, machinegun, carbine, auto rifle and hand granade awards.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 20 January 1922
- Date of death: 17 November 1944
- County: Sevier
- Hometown: Gatlinburg
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct and rifle, pistol-D, machinegun, carbine, auto rifle and hand granade awards.
- Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Bottom Panel
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