Croom, Clifton Arthur, CPT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 1542, POW/MIA
Service Years
1940 - 1944

Infantry

Captain


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1912
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bladen County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
Philippine Division/45th Infantry Regiment (PS) POW/MIA
  1940-1944, 1542, Philippine Division/45th Infantry Regiment (PS)
  1942-1944, 1542, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Corregidor
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation
Enlisted: November 1940
Wounded in Action: February 8th, 1942 (Battle of Bataan)
Captured: April 9th, 1942 (Fall of Bataan)
Killed in Action: October 24th, 1944, on Japanese Prison Ship 
   
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