Potterfield, Clarence A., 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1941-1943, 1542, 34th Infantry Division
Service Years
1941 - 1943

Infantry

Second Lieutenant


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Charleston
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 01, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Tunisia
Conflict
WWII - Africa Theater of Operations/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
Location of Interment
Sunset Memorial Park - South Charleston, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 






 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment34th Infantry Division
  1941-1943, 1542, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment
  1941-1943, 1542, 34th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1942 WWII - Africa Theater of Operations/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1943 WWII - Africa Theater of Operations/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
 Colleges Attended 
West Virginia University
  1937-1941, West Virginia University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Son of Garland and Phyllis Potterfield. Killed in Action in North Africa While Serving With Company F, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division. Silver Star of Walking Into a German Garrison at Fedela, French Morocco and Negotiating the Surrender of 50 Prisoners.
   
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