PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ashton, Clarence Mcallister
Date of birth: February 14th, 1923 (Detroit/Michigan, United States)
Date of death:  September 4th, 2011 (Hemet/California, United States)
Buried on:  Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
Plot: CC3.  Row: 2.  Grave: 15.
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Career:
March 2nd,1943: Fort Custer, Michigan;
?: 2nd Battalion, 71st Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division;
October 17,1945: Honorable Discharge.
     
BRONZE STAR MEDAL (BSM)
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 71st Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division, US Army
 
     
BRONZE STAR MEDAL (BSM)
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 71st Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division, US Army
Details: Awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first BSM.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Action: Awarded for a wound received in France on December 13th, 1944.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Action: Awarded for a wound received in France on February 15th, 1945.
Details: Awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first PH.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Action: Awarded for a wound received in Germany on March 29th, 1945.
Details: Awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first PH.
 
     
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
 
     
EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Details: Awarded with three bronze campaign stars for "NORTHERN FRANCE", "RHINELAND" and "CENTRAL EUROPE".
 
     
ARMY OF OCCUPATION MEDAL
 
     
COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE
 
     
EXPERT BADGE
 
     
WORLD WAR TWO VICTORY MEDAL
 
     
HONORABLE SERVICE LAPEL BUTTON / HONORABLE DISCHARGE EMBLEM
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Janet Bender
Information source(s):   - National Records Center, St. Louis
- Clarence Mcallister Ashton. 1923 - 2011. Military Grave Location - US ARMY
- Veteran Tributes
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