|Birth: ||Sep. 8, 1903|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1968, USA|
Born in Oklahoma, the 1910 Census lists him as the son of Elizabeth B. Beeler (born ca. 1882), who was then widowed. She also had a daughter Sibyl [sic], born ca. 1902
In 1930 Clay, then age 26, was a boarder in Oklahoma City, OK and was employed as a machinist for an electrical company.
Clay enlisted in the U.S. Army and volunteered for parachutist duty. He was amongst the very first to qualify as a paratrooper. In October 1943 he was selected to be a member of the Cadre group who would train the newly formed 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment at Camp Blanding, FL.
M. A. Beeler (1875 - 1908)
Sibyl T Beeler Lovell (1902 - 1981)*
Clay Ruskin Beeler (1903 - 1968)
TSGT, US ARMY
Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Plot: Section 10 Site 2353
Maintained by: Dick ODonnell
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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