Clarence Edward Nolan was the son of William Thomas Nolan and Adelia Straup.
He enlisted on September 14, 1942, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Private Nolan was returned from Paestum, Mt. Soprano, Italy and buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee, on December 2, 1948.
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 14 October 1943
Pvt. Clarence E. Nolan, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Nolan, 1307 East 12th Street, was killed in action in the Mediterranean war theater Sept. 16, according to word received by his parents yesterday from the War Department. Pvt. Nolan entered the army a year ago and was sent overseas in May. He is survived by his parents; seven sister, Mrs. Penny May Turner, Mrs. Edna Daivs, Mrs. Ruth Thompson, Miss Margaret Nolan, Miss Alma Lee Nolan, Miss Betty Jean Nolan and Miss Sara Lucille Nolan; and a half-brother, Charles Dean.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 27 April 1921
- Date of death: 17 September 1943
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 334 Quartermaster Depot, Quartermaster Corps
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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