Ralph David Claybaugh

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  • Name: Ralph David Claybaugh
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 10, 1936
  • Date of Death: December 3, 1962 (26 years old)
  • Parents: Ralph W. Claybaugh and Lola Marie (Sigglekow) Claybaugh
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  • Highest Rank: SP 4 (Specialist 4)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Artillery
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  • Military Awards:
    Silver Star

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  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Ralph was a lifelong resident of Spang Township, Itasca County, Minnesota.

    Survivors are his wife, Margaret Ann; his mother, Mrs. Lola Claybaugh; a sister, Mrs. George Wilde, and a brother, George.

    He died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-E-06-01)

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