Clarence Joseph Carno

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  • Name: Clarence Joseph Carno
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 29, 1914
  • Date of Death: January 24, 1992 (77 years old)
  • Parents: Theodore Quine and Alma (Carno) Betts
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  • Highest Rank: S SGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: June 2, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: December 12, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Clarence Joseph Carno
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 26
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: September 29, 1914
    Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: None
    Height: 5' 10"
    Weight: 140
    Complexion: Light
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Theodore Betts (mother)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clarence was a lifelong resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He married Arda M. Byram on May 2, 1942, in Sisseton, South Dakota. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post, both in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Surviving relatives include his wife, Arda; daughter, Leah Peterson; brother Theodore "Ted" Betts; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-C-04-0-6)

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