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Clarkson, Percy William

Date of birth:
December 9th, 1893 (San Antonio/Texas, United States)
Date of death:
September 14th, 1962
Buried on:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: B. Grave: 24-G.
Service number:
0-4676
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General, HQ, 33rd Infantry Division "Illinois Division", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1945

War Department, General Orders No. 98
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Awarded on:
1946

War Department, General Orders No. 153 (bronze oak leaf cluster)
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Korean War (1950-1953)
Rank:
Major General
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1954
"For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility from 9 July 1951 to 15 July 1954."

Department of the Army, General Orders No. 61
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General, HQ, 33rd Infantry Division "Illinois Division", U.S. Army

Citation unavailable.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General, HQ, 33rd Infantry Division "Illinois Division", U.S. Army

This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award. Citation unavailable.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)

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