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Clarence Warren Perkins

Storekeeper, First Class, Navy

Born: May 28, 1912
Hometown: Richmond
Entered: January 14, 1942
Discharged: April 28, 1945
Died In: N/A
Awards: WWII Victory Medal, Purple Heart, Eur-Afr-MidEastern Campaign Medal

Served in WWII aboard the USS Beatty (DD 640) during the Allied invasion of North Africa, and in the Naval Amphibious Forces in Anzio, Italy. He was severely injured by a mine explosion at Anzio Beach. He passed away in Feb. 2004 at 92 yrs old.

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