Army Badge
  • Name: Clarence Ernest Rahier
  • Location of Birth: Effie, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 11, 1911
  • Date of Death: January 5, 1967
  • Parents: Benjamin Rahier & Stella (Nickford) Rahier
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  • Highest Rank: Pvt (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: November 21, 1942
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: December 31, 1944
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Clarence Earnest Rahier
    Race: White
    Age: 29
    Birth Date: January 11, 1911
    Birth Place: Effie, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Effie, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: W.P.A. Project, Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 120
    Height: 5-2
    Complexion: Dark
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Stella Rahier, mother, Route 1, Effie

    Clarence served with Co. A, 45 Tank Battalion during World War II.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clarence Rahier lived in Effie, Minnesota after his discharge from service and then moved to Bovey, Minnesota. He was a member of the Lawrence Lake American Legion post and the Steelworkers union.

    Clarence died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Minnesota (C-C-35-02). He is survived by his mother, Stella Rahier, and a sister, Ethel LaFond.

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