Clark, Wesley Herbert, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1733-Armored Reconnaissance Platoon or Squad Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 1733, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
Service Years
1943 - 1950

Sergeant First Class


Two Service Stripes



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Kenova
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 27, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
UN Offensive (1950)
Location of Interment
Hillcrest Cemetery - Kenova, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 



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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award


 
 Unit Assignments
Army Service Forces Training Centers90th Infantry DivisionUS Army Reserve25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1943-1943, 745, Army Service Forces Training Centers
  1943-1943, 90th Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 745, 1st Battalion, 358th Regiment (Armor)
  1944-1944, 745, 90th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 746, 90th Infantry Division
  1946-1948, 745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1948-1950, 1733, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1950-1950, 1733, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1939-1945 World War II
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite1
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter2
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Nov 04, 2016, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Wesley H. Clark 
Born: July 25,1923 in Wayne County, West Virgigia. 

I am assuming he entered miltary service about 1943 when he would have been 20 years of age.  Have found that it was in August, 1943 when he was sent to Camp Barkeley, Texas (Basic?) and then to Europe. 

After the war, Wesley reinlisted at Camp Crowder, MI on the 5th of Oct 1945 for the Hawaiian Department.  His last enlistment was the 5th of October 1949.  This was after 6 years, 10 months, 6 days of service thus far.  He would die September 27, 1950, just 8 days short of a year later.  His remains were recovered later and he was interned in Hillcrest Cemetery, Kenova, West Virginia in 1953.  Head headstone has him with the final rank of SFC.

He attended Ceredo Kenova Schools and his civilian occupation was a Lumber Grader.  His marital status was single with dependants.  He was a Baptist and the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Clark, 18261/2 Sycamore St. Kenova, West Virginia. 

Father: George Clark (Born 1887)
Mother: Lillie Clark (Born 1881)
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
 Military Association Memberships
3/4 Cav AssociationKorean War Fallen
  1988, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
  2013, Korean War Fallen1
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