Johnston, Dan

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Name engraved on Stone 3

PFC Dan Johnston
Co F., 180th Infantry Battalion, 45th Infantry Division

Dan entered basic training Aug 8, 1944 at Camp Walters, Mineral Wells, Texas. He later joined the 45th Infantry Divisioan in France. He was wounded April 17, 1945 in a battle at Nurenburg, Germany. He was discharged Feb 8, 1946 at Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas.

He was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge and the Purple Heart.

Photo and information from the Cross Plains Library.