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Clifford Thomas Short
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1931
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1950, South Korea

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Clifford T. Short. Remains will be received from Korea Thursday. Services Saturday, Orchard Hill Baptist Church. Interment Grove Hill.

Dallas News
02-21-1952
Transcribed by Carol Moore.
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Clifford T. Short passed away in Korea July 25, 1950. Survived by mother, Mrs. Pearl E. Short, five brothers, and two sisters. Services 2:30 p.m. Saturday Orchard Hill Baptist Church. Interment Grove Hill Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Army personnel.

Dallas News
02-24-1952
Transcribed by Carol Moore.
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Korean War Records:
Clifford was living in Dallas, TX when he enlisted and was a member of the 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.

He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 25, 1950.

Private Short was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Pearl E. Moore Short (1892 - 1986)
 
 Sibling:
  William Henderson Short (1929 - 2012)*
  Clifford Thomas Short (1931 - 1950)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CLIFFORD T. SHORT
TEXAS
PFC 5 CAV (INF) 1 CAV DIV (INF)
KOREA PH
SEPT 30, 1931 JULY 25, 1950

 
Burial:
Grove Hill Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Highland Garden, Eastside
 
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63156725
Clifford Thomas Short
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Killed In Action - Korea
- Carol Moore
 Added: Jun. 9, 2012
Korea
- Carol Moore
 Added: Dec. 20, 2010

- Carol Moore
 Added: Dec. 20, 2010
 
 
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