|courtesy of Mike and Bushy Hartman|
After entering the service, Clinton was assigned to Headquarters Company 2nd Battalion 116th Infantry and made the D-Day amphibious assault with that unit. On 20 Jun 1944, Clinton was promoted from PFC to SSG. On 12 Jul 1944 SSG Dexter was killed in action.
SSG Dexter is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery.