Faria, Clarence Perry, T/Sgt

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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1942-1946, 745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry
Service Years
1940 - 1945

Technical Sergeant

One Service Stripe

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Martinez, CA

Date of Passing
May 09, 2011
Location of Interment
Sacramento Valley National Cemetery - Dixon, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 13, Site 540

 Official Badges 

4th Infantry Division Belgian Fourragere Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion

 Military Association Memberships
Post 29
  1990, American Legion, Post 29 (Member) (Martinez, California) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Clarence Faria Resident of Martinez Clarence Perry "Smiles" Faria, passed away peacefully at his home in Martinez, CA, surrounded by his family on Monday, May 9, 2011. He was born November 20, 1918 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years Rosemarie C. Faria; a sister Ramona L. Faria; his children Fred E. Faria (Jeanine), Joanne R. Friese (Daniel), and Brad J. Faria (Julie); and his seven grandchildren Galadriel, Isaac, James (Mariela), John, Andrew, Kerry (Rob), Christina, and one great-grandchild Luke Moran Faria. His funeral service will be Monday, May 16, 2011. Viewing at 10am; Rosary at 10:40am; and Funeral Service at 11am at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 606 Mellus St., Martinez, CA. He will be buried at the Veterans Cemetery in Dixon, CA following the service. Family and friends will gather at the American Legion Hall on Ward and Court St., Martinez, CA from 4 to 6pm. Contributions can be made to the American Legion, Martinez Post 29 or St. Catherine of Siena School Education Fund.
Published in Contra Costa Times on May 15, 2011
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army Support Command, Hawaii (USASCH), US Army Pacific (USARPAC)1st Battalion, 12th Infantry
  1941-1942, Military Police Company, Scofield Barracks, US Army Support Command, Hawaii (USASCH)
  1942-1946, 745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
  1944-1944 D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune /Utah Beach Landing
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Northern France Campaign (1944)/Operation Luttich
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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