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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Service Years
1941 - 1943
MOS
5310-Chaplain
Home State
Ohio
First Lieutenant



Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
North Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
East Coast Memorial (Tablets of the missing) - Manhattan, New York
Wall Coordinates
Battery Park
Feb 03, 1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Service to 1943
USAT Dorchester
USAT Dorchester
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Atlantic - Oceans and Seas
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1943 - 1943
Four Chaplains' Medal For Heroism
Criteria
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is authorized to award posthumously appropriate medals and certificat... More
Comments
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is authorized to award posthumously appropriate medals and certificat... More
1943
Army Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
The President takes pride in presenting the Distinquished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Clark W. Poling, First Lieutenant (Chaplain), U.S. Army for extraordinary heroism in connection with military ... More
1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1942 - 1943
Chaplain Center and School (Staff) Fort Jackson, SC
Chaplain Center and School (Staff) Fort Jackson, SC
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Harvard - Massachusetts
MOS
5310-Chaplain
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1942 - 1942
131st Transportation Battalion
131st Transportation Battalion
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Camp Shelby - Mississippi
MOS
5310-Chaplain
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1942 - 1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
Service from 1941

 
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