Clausen, Ens. Henry Jr.

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Ens. Henry Clausen Jr. 
Born: 19 January 1921 – Oak Park, Illinois 
Parents: Henry Clausen Sr. and Clarabel Barker-Clausen 
Hometown:
– 818 North Fifth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois
Education:
– Lincoln Grade School
– Proviso Township High School
– Graduating Class: 1938
– Northwestern University
– Class of 1942
Selective Service Registration: 16 February 1942
– Contact Person: Henry Clausen Sr. – father
– registered while a student at Northwestern University
Married: Yvonne I. Perrin
Son: Charles
Home:
– 179 East Chestnut Street – Chicago, Illinois
Enlisted:
– The U.S. Navy
– Unknown
Serial Number: O&325002
Training:
– Officers Indoctrination School, Quonset Point, Rhode Island
– Radar School – Sea Island, Georgia
Rank: Ensign
Ship: U.S.S. Petrof Bay – escort carrier 
Engagements: 
– Battle of South Palau Islands 
– Battle of Leyte Gulf
– Lingayen Gulf Landings
– Subic Bay Landings
– Battle of Iowa Jima
– Battle of Okinawa
Died:
– 21 March 1945 – Okinawa – from injuries after wave swept him into a bulkhead
– buried at sea
Memorial:
– Tablets of the Missing
– American Military Cemetery – Manila, Philippine Islands

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