John Michael DaltonPrivate First Class
C CO, 1ST BN, 5TH CAV RGT, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
08 March 1947 - 21 November 1966
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John Michael Dalton and I served in the same Company.
Excerpt from the Army's After Action Report. This is from an 18 page document titled 'The Battle of Charlie Company 1st of the 5th on the Cambodian Border', Nov. 21st, 1966. Unit Historical Report No. 7, declassification number 873541.
At this point I do not know if John was decorated for this action but if anyone ever deserved it he did.
From a fellow member of Charlie Company,
A Note from The Virtual WallPFC John Dalton received the Silver Star for his heroism. The engagement described above took place while C Company, 1/5th Cavalry, was operating along the Cambodian border in Kontum Province, SVN. Charlie 1/5 lost 32 men killed in action in the battle:
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a fellow member of Charlie Company,
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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