Veterans' Memorial Project

Herbert John Fredrick Clawson

Shelbyville, IL

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1940

Service Branch: Marines

Rank: Private First Class

Date of Birth: 08/15/1921

Private Clawson enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve on April 24, 1942. He received basic training at San Diego and served with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division, 5th Amphibious Corps. He was shipped to the Southwest Pacific area in July, 1942. He died from wounds received in the capture of the Marshall Islands.

– submitted by James Opolony

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