Coleman B. Clemons was born on 18 February 1922 to William Pleasant Clemons and Mary Elizabeth Clayborn.
Killed in Action 14 February 1944

Private First Class

PFC Clemons is buried at Taylor Place Cemetery in Jamestown, Fentress County, Tennessee.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, August 15, 1944
Fighting a one-man battle against the onslaughts of a vastly larger number of attacking Germans on the front in Italy, Pfc. Coleman B. Clemons, of Jamestown, Tenn., was credited with stopping dead two German attacks in his sector. He comes from Sgt. Alvin York’s country and displayed raw courage which made York famous in World War I. The War Department in releasing the story yesterday said that Pfc. Clemons was reported missing in the action concerned. He has been awarded the Silver Star. His mother is Mrs. Lizzie C. Clemons of Jamestown.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 February 1922
  • Date of death: 14 February 1944
  • County: Fentress
  • Hometown: Jamestown
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Company I
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Taylor Place Cemetery, Jamestown, Fentress County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Top Panel
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