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First Name: Clifford

Last Name: Clyburn

Birthplace: Hawley, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Big Spring, TX
Middle Name: J.

Date of Birth: 09 April 1919

Date of Death: 25 November 1944

Rank: Major

Years Served:
Clifford Josh Clyburn

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Clifford Josh Clyburn

Major, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 36th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 352 (1944)
SYNOPSIS: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes Pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Major (Infantry) Clifford J. Clyburn, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 142d Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, in action during World War II.
Major Clyburn's gallant actions and selfless devotion to duty, without regard for his own safety, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 68417   Created by: MHOH




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