Clifford Orin Waller was born 1896 in Griffin, Georgia to John W. Waller and Susan Jarrett Lynch Waller. He enlisted on 8 June 1918. He was wounded in action on 1 November 1918, on the right leg and arm and was transferred to SOS Hospital in France. He was initially buried at the American Cemetery 555, Chatrices, Marne, France.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 10 August 1921
Funeral services over the remains of Clifford Orin Waller, a private in the Seventy-third company, Sixth marines, U.S.A., who died in France Nov. 3, 1917, were held Sunday morning at Griffin, Ga., in the First Methodist church of that city. High military and civic honors were paid the gallant young Georgian, who is a son of Mrs. Susie J.L. Waller, a resident of Lake View near Rossville. The Rev. J. Marion Stafford, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Griffin, and who served some months in the World war, preached the funeral sermon and paid a high triburte to the young soldier. Young Waller was a charter membeer of the first troop of Boy Scouts organized in Georgia. Member of this troop acted as pallbearers. Member of the American Legion, Confederate veterans and fraternal orders attended the services. The young soldiers is survived by his mother, two brothers, J. Kelly Waller, of Macon, Ga., and C.H. Waller, of Rossville, and one sister, Miss Agnes Waller of Lake View.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 August 1896
  • Date of death: 3 November 1918
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 73rd Company, 6th Regiment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Meuse, Argonne
  • Burial/Memorial Location: First United Methodist Church Memorial Gardens, Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia,
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Middle Panel
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