Pvt. John A. Clanton     

Mil# 37074320

A. Company 643rd TD BN.

 

 

 

 

 

Born: 27 July 1918    Place: Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Died: 14 March 1983     Place:  Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Burial place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park,  Omaha, Nebraska  

 

 

Wife: Ardith A. Clanton (Zago  van)   Married: 24 June 1945 

 

Father: Lindsay Clanton  Mother: Helena Clanton (Schroeder)

 

 

Awards

 

European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Eastern Europe"

 

 

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Info/photos received from;

Michael Warne

Email I received from Micheal Warne

My wife's uncle was with Company A-643rd Tank Destroyer Bn during WWII.  His name was Pvt. John Arthur Clanton from Omaha, Nebraska. 

He was also a POW during the war, having been captured by the Germans. 

 I have an old photo of the Co. A members at Camp Shelby, Mississippi in 1942.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John's grave marker on Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Picture   2013 by Leah Hubbard on Find A Grave. Used with permission.

 

 

 

 

 

Picture made during his first day's in the Military

 

 

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