Clyde Greene

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  • Name: Clyde Greene
  • Location of Birth: Fagerstaf, Sweden
  • Date of Birth: February 11, 1893
  • Date of Death: January 17, 1956 (62 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: July 18, 1917 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: May 28, 1919
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  • Military Highlights:
    Clyde was a member of the famous Rainbow Division. He served with Battery B, 151st Field Artillery, 42nd Division.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clyde was a resident of Bigfork, Minnesota for 23 years. He was a retired baker.

    Clyde was active in organizing the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at Bigfork.

    He is survived by his wife, Edna; five daughters, Mrs. Leonard Root, Mrs. Reynold Thydean, Mrs. Melvin Root; Mrs. John Wiley; and Nancy Lea; three sons, Howard, Vernon, and John; two sisters living in Sweden; two brothers, John and Rev. Sigfried Greene; three brothers residing in Sweden; and twenty grandchildren.

    Clyde died at his Bigfork home and is buried in Bigfork Cemetery at Bigfork, Minnesota. (First Addition, Block 82)

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