VIETNAM - CLAYCOMB, CLARENCE JAMES

Claycomb, Clarence James

VIETNAM - CLAYCOMB, CLARENCE JAMES
CLAYCOMB, CLARENCE JAMES

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 76Y – Unit Supply Specialist

Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 11-Jul-1940

Hometown: Altoona, Pennsylvania

Marital status: Married to Vema A. Claycomb

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 2-Aug-1967

Incident date: 13-Jan-1968

Date of casualty: 13-Jan-1968

Age at death: 27

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Other Accident. Accidental homicide.
Clarence James Claycomb died from wound received while in supply room when accidentally shot by another individual when a weapon discharged.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood, Pennsylvania, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 34E 041 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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