Black Hawk County

Pvt. Clarence E. Smith




Pvt. C. E. Smith Killed in Action

Pvt. Clarence Edward Smith, 23, was killed in action Jan. 13, in Luxembourg, according to word received by friends here.

Private Smith, who was serving with company E of the 358th infantry division after four weeks’ training in the infantry, had been serving with the field artillery previously.

He came to this community at the age of 17 from Great Bend, Kan., and entered service three years ago. He was last employed as a farm hand in Orange township.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Thursday, February 11, 1945, Page 11