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Clinkenbeard, Pvt. Jerome S.

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Pvt. Jerome Stirling Clinkenbeard 
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 
– his 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 
– Shimbun Line Campaign – 20 February 1945 to 30 April 1945 
Killed in Action: 
– 19 March 1945 – Luzon, Philippine Islands – Shimbun 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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