George Edward Clark Jr.
Company A, 7th Infantry, 3rd Battalion, 199th Light Infantry Brigade
His tour began on January 12, 1967
Died at the age of 25 in Long An, South Vietnam
Cause of Death: Hostile, Ground Casualty, Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Infantry
Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Knoxville, TN

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 23 October 1967
Sp/4 George Edward Clark Jr., 23, of Knoxville, who expected to be home for Christmas, was killed in action Oct. 20 “in or around Saigon,” his relatives here have been informed. Young Clark was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clark of Woodbrier Rd., in West Knox County. He and his wife, the former Martha Lambert of Knoxville, were schoolmates at Bearden high School. There is a 3-month-old son, George Edward IV, whom Specialist Clark had never seen. The wife and son live with young Clark’s parents. He was always talking about his little son in letters to his wife. In the last one, which arrived Oct. 20, he said he was “going back into the field.” He had seen much action since he reached Vietnam last December, and was on patrol when he was fatally wounded. He was with the 199th Infantry Brigade. After Bearden High, George Clark attended U-T for a time. He also leaves brothers, Randy and Roy Lee Clark; and a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Clark Watsons, all of Knoxville.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 September 1942
  • Date of death: 20 October 1967
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 199th Light Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Middle Panel
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