Willie L. Clark was born 5 May 1915, the son of John Clark.
He was killed in action 4 June 1945 on Cebu in the South Pacific.
Buried at Crust Cemetery, Bristol, TN

Private First Class
132nd Infantry, Company B

The Bristol Herald Courier, 11 July 1945
Pfc. Willie L. Clark has been killed in action on Cebu in the South Pacific, the secretary of war has notified his sister, Mrs. Lillian C. Boling of Bristol, Tenn., RFD 4. The message stated that Pfc. Clark’s death occurred June 4. Pfc. Clark entered the army December 2, 1942 and had been overseas for 26 months. He was wounded in action a year ago and the Purple Heart was sent to his sister. In addition to the Purple Heart he wore the Combat Medal and Infantryman Badge. He was the son of John Clark of Bristol, Va.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 May 1915
  • Date of death: 4 June 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 132nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Combat Medal and Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Rust Cemetery, Bristol, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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