|Birth: ||Oct. 13, 1879|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 1945|
Clarence Lovell Nett served as a Sergeant in Company I, 9th U.S. Infantry Regiment, United States Army. He was also a member of the 23rd U.S. Field Artillery Battery.
He served for two enlistments in the Army. His first enlistment ran from September 24, 1901 to September 23, 1904. His second ran from October 1, 1904 to September 20, 1907.
OBITUARY FOR SERGEANT CLARENCE L. NETT
Clarence L. Nett, 65, Superintendent of the Antietam Battlefield National Park, Sharpsburg, Maryland, and former Superintendent of the National Cemetery here, died at his home at that place Friday evening at 6:05 o'clock from a heart attack. He had been troubled with a heart condition for several years and was ill a week, becoming seriously ill Friday noon.
The deceased served as Superintendent at Antietam for two years before being transferred here where he served for eight years. Three years ago he was transferred back to Antietam.
Mr. Nett was born in Louisville, Kentucky, a son of the late James P. and Anna Pauson Nett. He was a member of the United Brethren Church of New Albany, Indiana; United Spanish War Veterans of Gettysburg; Veterans of Foreign Wars of Hanover; Loyal Order of Moose, Gettysburg, and the Masonic Lodge of New Albany.
He served two enlistments in the army, one of which included duty in the Philippines. Mr. Nett was a cabinet maker by trade.
Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Molly Smith, to whom he was married 38 years; four sons, Pvt. James A., Ft. Knox, Kentucky; Wilbur L., Gettysburg; PFC Emless S., stationed in Germany; and Clarence K., Gettysburg. Seven grandchildren and his step-mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Nett, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, also survive.
Funeral services from the Bender Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock conducted by the Rev. Harold V. March, pastor of the Memorial United Brethren Church. Interment in the National Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday evening at 7 o'clock.
(From THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, June 2nd, 1945)
Sergeant Nett was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on June 5, 1945.
Mollie F. Smith Nett (1885 - 1977)*
James Arthur Nett (1909 - 1960)*
Clarence K. Nett (1941 - 1976)*
OCT 13 1879
JUN 1 1945
Note: Section 1 (Right), Row 2, Position 14
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Plot: Section 1, Site #148
Created by: Karl Stelly
Record added: Sep 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41664788
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