Corp Thomas S Clarkson

Corp Thomas S Clarkson

Birth
Whitley City, McCreary County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1 Sep 1950 (aged 22)
South Korea
Burial Erlanger, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Block E
Memorial ID 100891368 · View Source
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Thomas Clarkson
Birth Date: 1927
Birth City: Whitley
State Registered: Kentucky

Death Date: 1 Sep 1950
Death Country: Korea
Death Description: Killed in Action

War: Korean War
Title: CORPORAL, U.S. Army
Rank: Corporal
Service: U.S. Army
Service ID: 45042180
Notes: Corporal Clarkson was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 1, 1950. Corporal Clarkson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

Gravesite Details Enlistment date 7/19/1948 - First Cavalry Division

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  • Created by: Finding Family
  • Added: 18 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100891368
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Thomas S Clarkson (9 Oct 1927–1 Sep 1950), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100891368, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Finding Family (contributor 47632171) .