Clemons, Aaron Lee, MSgt

MIA/POW
 
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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0332-Heavy Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1953-1968, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
Service Years
1938 - 1960
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Master Sergeant

 
Four Hash Marks

 

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 Personal Details 

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State of Birth
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor
  1942, American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Aaron served our country for over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps.  He was captured during WWII by the Japanees and remained a Japanees POW for several years until the end of WWII.  Clemons fought during the Korean conflict.  Upon his return to the States, Clemons was stationed at many Marine Corp bases throughout the world.  His last assignment before retirment in June 1960 was Camp LeJeune North Carolina.

   
Other Comments:
Burial:
Oaklawn Cemetery
Wynnewood
Garvin County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: 2
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1946, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 140
 Unit Assignments
1st Engineer Bn1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4), 4th Marine RegimentMissing In ActionMCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (3/1), 1st Marine RegimentMCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1938-1940, 1st Engineer Bn
  1940-1942, 0311, D Co, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1942-1945, 0311, Missing In Action
  1945-1950, 0311, Basic Marine Plt, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1950-1953, 0331, H Co, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1)
  1953-1968, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
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