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Lt Col. Clay Elwood McCullough


Parents: Mr. & Mrs. J. E. McCullough

Born: 2 April 1906 - River Forest, Illinois

Parents: John E. McCullough & Daisy M. McCartney-McCullough

Siblings: 1 brother

Home:

    - 815 South Sixteenth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Irving Grade School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1924

    - Crane Junior College - Chicago, Illinois

    - University of Illinois

        - 1927 - 1930

Occupation: Engineer - Universal Atlas Cement Company

Wife: Dorothy

Children: 1 son

Enlisted: Illinois National Guard - Headquarters Company - Chicago

    - 3 May 1929 - 25 June 1929 - private

    - 1 July 1929 - commissioned 2nd Lieutenant -Ordnance Department

        - Graduated from Ordnance Field Service School - National Guard Officers'

          Maintenance Course - 1936

    - 3 August 1936 - 1st Lieutenant

    - 3 May 1937 - Captain - Ordnance

        - transferred to infantry as a captain - 23 July 1937 

Inducted:

    - U.S. Army

        - April 1942

Serial Number: O&265805

Training: 

    - Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

    - Fort Knox, Kentucky

    - Fort Benning, Georgia

    - Fort Belvoir, Virginia

    - Camp Bowie, Texas

Unit: 124th Engineer Battalion, 13th Armored Division, 3rd Army

Engagements:

    - France

    - Germany

        - May 1945 - wounded in right upper chest and leg

Died:

    - 3 June 1945 - died of wounds - Cambridge, England

Buried: 

    - Cambridge American Military Cemetery - Cambridge, England

        - Plot:  D  Row:  6  Grave: 83

Medals:

    - Purple Heart

    - Silver Star


 


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