Pfc Mote was born on December 13, 1923 in Rush Springs, Oklahoma and died on June 11, 1944 during the Airborne invasion of Normandy.|
Pfc Mote is the son of Edwin Hamilton Mote [born Jan 30, 1891 in Texas and died May 15, 1969 in Alvord, Texas] a farmer and Elva Loyce Allen Mote [born April 12, 1897 in Greenwood, Texas and died Jan 1, 1950 in Alvord, Texas].
The 1930 US Census for Denton County, Texas shows Pfc Mote residing with his parents and 2 brothers, Allen Dwain Mote [born March 7, 1919 in Silo, Tx and died July 10, 1982 in Gainsville, Tx] and Joseph Devon Mote [born Sept 21, 1928 in Texas and died Sept 24, 2001 in Midland Tx] and his 2 sisters Mary Sue Mote Allen [born 1926 in Tx and died unknown] and Delma Joyce Mote Clower [born and died unknown]
No enlistment record for Pfc Mote was found.
Pfc Mote was awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French].
Pfc Mote is interred at the Alvord Cemetery, Alvord, Texas at Section 1-S Grave 13 next to his parents. A Veterans Memorial plaque at the Greenwood, Decatur, Wise County ,Texas Memorial mentions Pfc Mote.