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Ashton, Clarence Mcallister

Date of birth:
February 14th, 1923 (Detroit/Michigan, United States)
Date of death:
September 4th, 2011 (Hemet/California, United States)
Buried on:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
Plot: CC3. Row: 2. Grave: 15.
Nationality:
American

Biography

Career:
March 2nd,1943: Fort Custer, Michigan;
?: 2nd Battalion, 71st Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division;
October 17,1945: Honorable Discharge.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company F, 2nd Battalion, 71st Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division, US Army
Details:
Awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first BSM.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Awarded for a wound received in France on December 13th, 1944.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Awarded for a wound received in France on February 15th, 1945.
Details:
Awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first PH.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Awarded for a wound received in Germany on March 29th, 1945.
Details:
Awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first PH.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Awarded with three bronze campaign stars for "NORTHERN FRANCE", "RHINELAND" and "CENTRAL EUROPE".
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal

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