Clement "Tim" John Chamberlain

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  • Name: Clement "Tim" John Chamberlain
  • Location of Birth: Pope County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 24, 1918
  • Date of Death: August 29, 1969
  • Parents: Dennis Chamberlain & Elizabeth (Martin) Chamberlain
  • High School and Class: 1935 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Branch: ArmyAir Force
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  • Date Sworn In: October 21, 1941
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Crockett, Galveston, Texas
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Clement John Chamberlain
    Race: White
    Age: 22
    Birth Date: August 24, 1918
    Birth Place: Pope County, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: 1940
    Employer: Ralph Whitmas, Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 140
    Height: 5-5
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Black
    Other Characteristic: Wears glasses
    Next of Kin: Elizabeth Chamberlain, mother, Taconite, Itasca, Minnesota

    WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name: Clement J. Chamberlain
    Birth Year: 1918
    Race: White
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    State of Residence: Minnesota
    County or City: Itasca
    Enlistment Date: October 21, 1941
    Enlistment State: Texas
    Enlistment City: Fort Crockett, Galveston
    Branch: Air Corps
    Branch Code: Air Corps
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
    Source: National Guard in Federal Service, within 3 months of Discharge
    Education: 2 years of college
    Civil Occupation: Clerks, general office
    Marital status: Single, without dependents
    Height: 62
    Weight: 134

    Clement spent four years in New Guinea and Australia during World War II. He then was in the Triple Active Air Reserve for 20 years.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clement Chamberlain died in Corswell Air Force hospital, Fort Worth, Texas after having been critically ill following a heat stroke eight weeks previously. He is buried in Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas (plot - Blessing 24).

    He is survived by his wife, Alma; a stepson, Robert Whitt and wife; three step-grandchildren; four brothers, Terrence, Alan, Gerald, and Martin; four sisters, Mrs. Al (Madeline) Medina; Mrs. Richard (Shirlie) Stocco; Mrs. Al (Muriel) Hulzemer, and Mrs. Del (Kathleen) LeClair.

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