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Nederland, TX 77627 
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Database Number   597
Name   McClammy, James H.
Birth Date   11 July 1925
Birth Place   Canton, Madison County, Mississippi
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Service Branch #1   Army


  Company "E", 501st Parachute Infantry
Rank/Grade   PFC
Date of Enlistment   18 November 1943
Date of Discharge   1 June 1945
Service Occupation   Rifleman
Decorations, Medals, Badges, etc.   Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart, European African Middle Eastern Theater Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Paratrooper Wings
Locations of Military Service / Campaigns   Germany Campaign, Market Garden (Holland), Hell's Highway
Combat-related Injuries   Wounds received in action during EAME Theater, 23 September 1944
Father   Frank McClammy
Mother   Faye Ina Blackstock McClammy
Spouse   Jean Havard McClammy
Additional Biographical Information   Upon discharge, returned to Livingston, Texas (home). Attended Sam Houston State University for two (2) years. Returned to work site. Retired from Shell Oil Co., in 1986.
Date Added to Database   18 February 2016
Source of Service Information   Veteran and Discharge document
Oral History  

Interview with James McClammy conducted by Molli Hall on March 21, 2016.



James H. McClammy - 1944, 501st Airborne - European Conflict


Documents   McClammy_James_H-1a