Tuesday, December 6, 2016

PFC Clyde Elmer House

PFC Clyde Elmer House was born 12 Jan 1909 in Garland County, Arkansas to William Jefferson and Sara Lou Elva (Brown) House. The family farmed. On 21 Feb 1932 he married Era May Roach and they had one son.  Clyde also farmed to support his young family.

Clyde was working as a teamster when he was drafted in Jul 1942.  Trained as an infantryman/rifleman, Clyde was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry on 29 Oct 1944.  On 1 Dec 1944 PVT House was promoted to PFC.  On 6 Dec  1944, PFC House was killed in action. 

PFC House is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery.  There is a cenotaph for him in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Royal, Arkansas. His wife remarried. 

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