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Wright, Clarence H.

WRIGHT

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 16:10:42

Wright, Clarence H.

Great Falls, MT

Serial No: 36328622

Born: Feb 18, 1917

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Wright

Entered Army: Apr 6, 1942, AAF

Training in US: Camp Grant, IL, Jefferson Barracks, MO; Fort Logan, CO; Gore Field, Great Falls, MT

Left for Overseas: Newport News, VA on May 17, 1944; Oran, No. Africa on May 28, 1944

Overseas Training: Casablanca, Cairo, Egypt. Assigned 1264th AAF Base Unit, No. Africa Ferrying Div.

Medals-Ribbons: American Theater, EAME Theater, Good Conduct, Victory, Service Stripe, 3 Overseas Bars

Returned to US: Port Said, Egypt, Nov; into Newport News, VA.

Discharged: Portland, OR on Dec 6, 1945

Rating: M/Sgt.

Months in Service: In US, 26; overseas, 18

Present Occupation: Accountant, Montana Flour Mills

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)

Researcher Note: There is a Thomas Everett Wright buried in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, IA. Possibly Clarence's father. Buckingham is online.


 

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