Clifford Edward Flint

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  • Name: Clifford Edward Flint
  • Location of Birth: Reynolds, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: December 31, 1918
  • Date of Death: September 2, 1988 (69 years old)
  • Parents: Frank Flint and Elisabeth (Hennessey) Flint
  • High School and Class: 8th grade
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: January, 1941
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: 1944
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    Red Ball Express - Cargo Haul by truck
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    The Red Ball Express was a famed truck convoy system that supplied Allied forces moving quickly through Europe after breaking out from the D-Day beaches in Normandy in 1944.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clifford worked for Manner Logging Company and Hanna Mining Company, retiring in 1980.

    He was a member of the VFW Marinoff-Miskovich Post No. 8831 and St. Kevin's Catholic Church, both in Pengilly, Minnesota.

    Clifford is survived by his wife, Helen; three sons, Gerald, Jimmy, and John; two daughters, Janice Schultz and Jocelyn Long; two brothers, William and Earl; eight grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren.

    Clifford died at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is buried in Nashwauk Cemetery at Nashwauk, Minnesota.

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