Dunham, Clayton C.
Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 3/15/2007 at 17:09:49
DUNHAM, Clayton C.
Serial No: 42968
Born: July 26, 1897
Parents: Dennis Clark and Annabelle Pierce Dunham
Enlisted in Army: May 10, 1917, Inf.
Training in US: Fort Logan, Denver, CO; El Paso, TX
Left for Overseas: Hoboken, NJ June 14, 1917; arrived St. Nazaire, France, June 25, 1917.
Overseas Training: Gondrecourt Area, July 14, 1917; DeMange, France.
Assigned 1st Div., 16th Inf. Co. F
Sent to Front: October 21, 1917
Engagements: Montdidier-Noyon, Jun 9-13, 1918; Soissons, Jul 18-21, 1918; Cantigny, May 28, 1918; St. Mihiel, Sep 11, 1918; 2nd Battle of the Marne; Coblenz Bridgehead; Army of Occupation.
Wounded: July 21, 1918, machine gun bullets in arm.
Hospitalized Overseas: Nantes, France, (3 weeks) wounds
Medals-Ribbons: Purple Heart, Silver Star, 4 Bronze Stars.
Returned to US: Bordeaux, France Aug, 1919 to New York, Sep 3, 1919.
Discharged: Camp Dodge, IA, Sep 24, 1919
Months in Service: In US: 1 mo, 2 days; overseas 26-1/2
Present Occupation: Farming
(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered about 1948.)
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