Clarence Carson Cantwell was born on 17 March 1920, the son of Jack Elisha Cantwell and Martha Ellen Dean.
He was killed in action at Anzio, 5 March 1944
Buried at Jarnagin Cemetery, Morristown, TN
7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion
The Knoxville Journal, April 12, 1944
Pvt. Clarence Carson, 24, was killed in action in Italy March 5. A member of New Prospect Baptist Church in Grainger County, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Cantwell, Rutledge. Other survivors: wife and daughter, Mrs. Martha Dean Canwell and Carol Jean, of Baltimore, Md.; two brothers, Jack Cantwell; with U.S. Navy in England, and Billy Cantwell, Rutledge; three sisters, Mrs. R.B. Chambers of Maryland, Mrs. Eugene Kidwell of Rutledge and Mrs. Ernest Roberts, of Riverside, Cal., and a host of relatives and friends.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 17 March 1920
- Date of death: 5 March 1944
- County: Grainger
- Hometown: Bean Station
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Anzio
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Jarnagin Cemetery, Morristown, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Top Panel
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