Clinkenbeard

 

Pvt. Jerome Stirling Clinkenbeard


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Born: 21 August 1925 - Chicago, Illinois

Parents: John S. Clinkenbeard & Johannah Begley-Clinkenbeard

Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers

Home: 

    - 7719 West Grand Avenue, Elmwood Park, Illinois

Education:

    - Schurz High School - Chicago, Illinois

    - Proviso Township High School - Maywood, Illinois

        - family moved to California

Residence: 5744 South Wilton Place, Los Angeles, California

Occupation: machine shop worker

Inducted:

    - 30 September 1943 - Los Angeles, California

        - U.S. Army

Serial Number: 39712078

Training: 

    - Unknown

Unit:

    - 63rd Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division

Engagements:

    - Battle of New Guinea - 2 February 1944

    - Landed Lingayen Gulf- 9 January 1945

        - Purple Heart Valley Campaign

        - The Cabaruan Hills

    - Battle of Munoz - 30 January 1945

    - Shimbu Line Campaign - 20 February 1945 to 30 April 1945

Killed in Action:

    - 19 March 1945 - Luzon, Philippine Islands - Shimbu Line Campaign - hit by

       shrapnel

Buried: 

    - American Military Cemetery, Manila, Philippine Islands

        - Plot:  L  Row:  16  Grave:  2

Medals:

    - Purple Heart





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