Clyde Gardley Scalf
Staff Sergeant Service Number: 14047072
Maintenance company, 32nd armored regiment, 3rd armored division U. S. army

Born 29 January 1917 (Harmony, TN)
Died 3 September 1944 AGE 27 killed in action near Mons, Hainaut region (Belgium)
Interred: Fairview cemetery, Leitchfield, Grayson County, KY
Unit Campaigns
Normandy, France (6 jun-24 jul 1944)
Northern France, France & Belgium (25 jul-14 sep 1944)

Clyde was the son of Elbert Sevier Scalf and Rosa Bell “Rosie” Carroll. He was married to Gracie Lee Hayes and they had two children: Clyde, Junior and Lottie. Clyde Jr served in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps and retired with the rank of Master Gunnery Sergeant.
-Submitted by Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 January 1917
  • Date of death: 3 September 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Jonesboro
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Fairview Cemetery, Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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