Hansford, Clarence M., Pvt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 745, 45th Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Kerens
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Nov 20, 1996
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PVT CLARENCE M. HANSFORD WAS A FARMER BEFORE BEING DRAFTED INTO THE ARMY ON 10 SEPTEMBER 1943. HE SERVED OVERSEAS WITH "L" COMPANY, 180TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 45TH INFANTRY DIVISION FROM 22 APRIL 1944 TO 24 DECEMBER 1944. ON 10 MARCH 1945 PVT HANSFORD WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED. HE RETURNED TO WEST VIRIGNIA WHERE HE LIVED UNTIL HIS DEATH ON 20 NOVEMBER 1996. CLARENCE IS BURIED IN THE PARSONS FAMILY CEMETERY, IN THE SHAVERS FORK AREA OF PARSONS, TUCKER COUNTY, WV.
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 180th Infantry Regiment45th Infantry Division
  1943-1945, 745, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1945, 745, 45th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
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