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William Richard Clark
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1919
East Hampton
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 21, 2011
Colchester
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Age 91

TEC5 US ARMY WORLD WAR II- General Patton's 6th armored division; PURPLE HEART. One of the first two young men from East Hampton to be called to serve his country, he was sworn into the U.S. Army on Feb. 17, 1941. He was shipped overseas in 1942, and served in North Africa, Sicily, England, France and Germany until 1945. William was awarded the Purple Heart

beloved husband of Doris (Scovill) Clark

son of the late William H. and Catherine (Wall) Clark

Bill was a lifelong resident of East Hampton having attended the Center Grammar School and graduated from Middletown High School in 1938.

William had worked for SNET as a lineman for 36 years, retiring in 1980.

He was a member of the NRA, SNET Pioneer Club, and the VFW of East Hampton. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, spending many happy days enjoying these sports in Connecticut, Michigan, Canada and Maine.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the East Hampton Volunteer Ambulance Assoc., P.O. Box 144, East Hampton, CT 06424, or to the charity of the donor's choice.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Clark (1885 - 1948)
  Catherine Gertrude Wall Clark (1892 - 1963)
 
 Sibling:
  William Richard Clark (1919 - 2011)
  Anna Rita Clark (1923 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
State Veterans Cemetery
Middletown
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Pat and Billy
Originally Created by: Randy Colter
Record added: May 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70302825
William Richard Clark
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William Richard Clark
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William Richard Clark
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- Pat and Billy
 Added: Jun. 26, 2015

- Pat and Billy
 Added: Jun. 26, 2015
In honor of a WW 2 vet, truly one of "America's Greatest Generation" Thank you for your service to our wonderful country.
- Randy Colter
 Added: Jan. 1, 2015
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