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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1918

Vol. VI

(Born N. M.)

Edwin Howard Clark

(Ap'd Ia.)


(Born Jan. 11, 1896, Roswell, NM.)​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1913, to April 20, 1917, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 18th Infantry.

First Lieut., 18th Infantry, May 15, 1917.

Served: En route to France, June 13 to 29, 1917;

(Captain, Temporary, of Infantry, Aug. 5, 1917)

with regiment, first occupation of trenches near Lunéville, October, 1917; at Small Arms School, British General Hdqrs. Dec. 4, 1917, to Feb. 7,  p1913 1918; transferred to 1st Machine Gun Battalion, Feb. 13, 1918; in Toul Sector, Montdidier Sector, defense against German General Offensive of June 9; transferred to 2nd Division, June 13; in Bois de Belleau Sector; in hospital, July 4 to Aug. 13; en route to U. S. to Aug. 20, 1918; in hospital to April 5, 1919; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., with 49th Infantry, to Aug. 9; at Fort Snelling, Minn., to Nov. 21; on sick leave to Dec. 16, 1919; in hospital to Feb. 12, 1920; at Fort Snelling, Minn., with regiment, Feb. 13, to

(Returned to Grade of First Lieut., April 30, 1920)

(Captain of Infantry, June 10, 1920)

Aug. 8, 1920.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 8, 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 8, 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, July 30,​b 1923, at Baltimore, Md.: Aged 27.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1932.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Notes:

a Capt. Clark's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b In Capt. Clark's AOG obituary, the date of his death is given as July 29.

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