Clifford Cooter was born 16 October 1917 to Robert Cooter and Maggie Payne.
He died non Battle 20 November 1944.

He entered the service on 29 October 1941 at Ft. Oglethorpe GA. He was a Corporal in Co B, 41st Engineer Battalion in WWII. General Service Regiments performed construction, repair & maintenance duties of all kinds on the front lines. Fifty-five of the 103 general service regiments that were formed were African-American units. Cpl. Cooter died in southern France and was buried in the temporary American LUYNES Cemetery in grave B-20-240.

41st Engineer General Service Regiment, Headquarters, Company B, Corps of Engineers

The Greeneville Sun, June 17, 1948
The body of Cpl. Clifford Cooter, aged 31, who lost his life in the last war, is to arrive in Greeneville on Train 46, Tuesday morning, June 22. The body will  be removed to the Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery. Cpl. Cooter, who lost his life in a transportation accident taking place at St. Pierre, France, November 20, 1944, is survived by his mother, Mrs. Maggie Cooter, one sister, Gwendolyn webster and two brothers, Fay and Clarence Cooter, the entire family now living in Kunkirk, Ind.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 October 1917
  • Date of death: 20 November 1944
  • County: Greene
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 41st Engineer General Service Regiment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Andrew Johnson Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
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