PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Hightower, John M., III
Date of birth: July 29th, 1916 (Coleman/Texas, United States)
Date of death:  June 12th, 2001 (Fort Gordon near Augusta/Georgia, United States)
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Major General John M. Hightower died in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center based at Fort Gordon, Georgia, United States.
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (DSC)
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Commander 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division "Indian Head" U.S.Army
Action: For action performed on 17 December 1944, in the vicinity of Hünningen, Schnee-Eifel, Belgium.
Details: Citation unavailable.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Autor: U.S. Army, The combat history of the Second Infantry Division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 2001
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