Veterans' Memorial Project

Clarence Walter Smith

Decatur, IL

World War I

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1917

Service Branch: Marines

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 09/20/1896

Date of Death: 06/13/1918

Affiliations: Philomathean President; Glee and Mandolin Club; Daily Illini staff; Captain in University Brigade

Lt. Smith served with the 6th USMC Regiment, 2nd Division. He is buried at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France, Plot A Row 3 Grave 28. He was awarded the French Croix de Guerre

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