Virginia Heroes

Clarence Thomas Halliday, Jr.

Private First Class, Army

Born: November 19, 1930
Hometown: Arlington, Virginia
Served In: Korea
Casualty Date: October 6, 1952
Died In: North Korea
Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, United Nations Korean Service Medal Ribbon

Private First Class Halliday served with a mortar squad that was part of Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division.

He had deployed to Korea in July 1952.

He attended St. Charles Parochial School, Capital Page School, and Belmont Abbey College. Before the war, he was employed by Stuart Buick Company in Rosslyn, Virginia in the maintenance department.

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