Austin Mott1

M, #1644, b. 22 December 1919, d. 4 December 1944
Austin Mott
1919-1944
Died at the Battle of the Bulge in France in World War II
1st Husband of Viola Agnes Nezat
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     Austin Mott was born on 22 December 1919 in Church Point, Acadia Parish, Louisiana.2,3,4,5,6 He was the son of Stephen Mott and Orelia Jeanise.7,8 He appeared as a son on the census of 18 February 1920 in the household of Stephen Mott and Orelia Jeanise at Police Jury Ward 3, Acadia Parish, Louisiana.9 He appeared as a son on the census of 26 April 1930 in the household of Stephen Mott and Orelia Mott at Pct 2, Orange County, Texas.10 He appeared as a son on the census of 12 April 1940 in the household of Stephen Mott and Orelia Mott at Pct 2, Orange County, Texas.11 He registered for military service in 1942 at Orange County, Texas.3 He began military service on 17 July 1942 at Houston, Harris County, Texas, as a private in the United States Army.2,4 He was described as being 5' 10" tall and weighed 166 pounds when he enlisted in the United States Army on 17 July 1942 at Houston, Harris County, Texas.2 He married Viola Agnes Nezat, daughter of Numas Luc Nezat and Alicia Mary Nezat, on 2 December 1942 at Orange County, Texas.1,12 He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a TEC 4 (Private) in the U. S. Army, Anti-Tank Company, 80th Infantry Division.4 He died from a bullet wound in the abdomen in World War II, on 4 December 1944, at France, at age 24 years, 11 months and 12 days. He was killed in action right before the beginning of the "Battle of the Bulge" which began 16 Dec 1944.13,4,5 He was buried at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Meeks Drive, Orange, Orange County, Texas.5,4,6

Child of Austin Mott and Viola Agnes Nezat

  • Shirley Ann Mott14,15

Citations

  1. [S1421] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015, online http://search.ancestry.com, Name     Austin Mott
    Gender     Male
    Marriage Date     2 Dec 1942
    Marriage Place     Orange, Texas, USA
    Spouse     Viola Nezat.
  2. [S385] "WW II Army Enlistment Records" (1938-1946).
  3. [S1140] "WW II Draft Registration Cards" (1940 - 1947), Name     Austin Mott
    Gender     Male
    Race     White
    Age     21
    Relationship to Draftee     Self (Head)
    Birth Date     22 Dec 1919
    Birth Place     Church Point, Louisiana, USA
    Residence Place     Orange, Orange, Texas, USA
    Registration Date     1 Jul 1941
    Registration Place     Orange, Orange, Texas, USA
    Employer     Consolidated Steel Corp
    Height     5 11
    Weight     165
    Complexion     Ruddy
    Hair Color     Black
    Eye Color     Brown
    Next of Kin     Stephen Mott
    Household Members     
    Name     Age
    Austin Mott     22.
  4. [S1387] U. S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1970, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Name:     Austin Mott
    Birth Date:     22 Dec 1919
    Death Date:     4 Dec 1944
    Cemetery:     St Mary's Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:     Orange, Texas.
  5. [S578] Austin Mott, Cemetery Marker, St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Meeks Drive, Orange, Orange County, Texas.
  6. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94147939/austin-mott : accessed 24 May 2022), memorial page for TEC4 Austin Mott (22 Dec 1919–4 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 94147939, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Orange, Orange County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Judy Allen (contributor 47457072) .
  7. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 96077243 - Stephen "Steve" Mott.
  8. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 94148029 - Orelia Jeanise Mott.
  9. [S1331] 1920 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.
  10. [S1332] 1930 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.
  11. [S1318] 1940 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.
  12. [S3] Jack Claude Nezat, The Nezat and Allied Families.
  13. [S1539] U.S., World War II Hospital Admission Card Files, 1942-1954, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Name:     Austin Mott
    Rank:     Enlisted Man
    Admission Date:     Dec 1944
    Discharge Date:     Dec 1944
    Diagnosis:     SecondLocation: Abdomen, generally; ; CausativeAgent: Bullet, Missile Not Stated
    Type of Injury:     Casualty, battle
    Injured in Line of Duty:     In line of duty
    Type of Discharge:     Died
    Service Number:     38203902.
  14. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Shirley Ann Matt
    Gender:     Female
    Birth Date:     30 Dec 1944
    Birth Place:     Orange, Texas, USA
    Father:     Austin Matt
    Mother:     Viola Negat
    Roll number:     1944_0007.
  15. [S1518] 1950 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.