Clark, Luther Nathaniel, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
3531-Motor Vehicle Operator
Last MOSGroup
Motor Transport
Primary Unit
1953-1954, 3531, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
Service Years
1951 - 1954

Sergeant

 
 

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Statesville
Last Address
Statesville, NC

Casualty Date
Jan 19, 1954
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Combat and Noncombat Operations
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1951, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
  1953-1954, 3531, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Clark enlisted on 27 August 1951, and re-enlisted on 15 April 1953. He spent most of his service in the States.

He attended the Marine Non-Commissioned Officers Leadership School at Quantico in May 1952.

In July 1952, as a Cpl, his 0300 MOS was changed to an MOS of 3531 while serving with 12th Truck Company, Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Service Group, Service Command, Camp Lejeune, NC. Served with this unit from January 1952 - June 1953. Rank of Sgt by January 1953.

In July 1953, Replacements, Replacement Battalion, Pearl Harbor. Enroute to Korea.

By October 1953, he was serving with Hq. Company, Hq. Battalion, 1st Marine Division, MRI6.

He died in hospital from injuries he'd received in a truck accident on 19 January 1954 in Western Korea while with Hq Company, Hq. Battalion, 1st Marine Division(REIN), FMF.

He was interred in New Cemetery Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Iredell, North Carolina.  (Now, Centre Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Mooresville, Iredell County, North Carolina, .) He left a wife at his passing.
   
Comments/Citation
Note:
"Front and Center", Statesville Daily Record, North Carolina, 30 May 1952, page 9.  (Info about NCO school)

"Clark Funeral at 2:30 Tueday", Statesville Daily Record, North Carolina, 1 March 1954, page 6.
   
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