Prue Milton Watt Collier

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Colorado City, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND AS A MEDICAL AIDMAN DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY, FRANCE, ON 6 JUNE 1944. EARLY ON D-DAY, LANDING WITH HIS PLATOON ON OMAHA BEACH UNDER DEVASTATING ENEMY ARTILLERY, MORTAR, MACHINE GUN, AND RIFLE FIRE, HE COMPLETELY DISREGARDED HIS OWN SAFETY TO RENDER AID TO THE WOUNDED. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR HIS GALLANTRY IN ACTION.