John W. Horton
Born 15 February 1925
Died 26 December 1944
Buried at Witt’s Cemetery, Morristown, TN

Private First Class
333rd Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, Company L, 9th Army

The Knoxville Journal, January 24, 1945
Pfc. John William Horton was killed in actio in Belgium, Dec. 26, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Norton, Norristown. He had been in service 17 months and overseas more than three months.

The Knoxville Journal, Knoxville, Tennessee, 24 Mar 1949
Pfc. John William Horton was killed in the Battle of the Bulge, Dec. 26, 1944. He entered service July 27, 1943, and served with Co. I, 333rd Infantry, 84th Division. He was awarded 12 medals including Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Battle Stars and others. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Horton; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Horton, Talbott. The body will arrive in Morristown March 24 and will remain at the Stetzer Funeral Home until Saturday, when it will be removed to the home of his parents.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 February 1925
  • Date of death: 26 December 1944
  • County: Hamblen
  • Hometown: Morristown
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 333rd Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Battle of the Bulge
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Witt's Cemetery, Morristown, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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