World War II
CLIFT, STERLING LOUIS
Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Granite, Greer County. Mrs. G. R. Clift, Mother, Rte. 4, Apache. Born January 5, 1912. Enlisted November, 1943. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Member Missionary Baptist Church. Served as Paratrooper, Airborne Command. Sailed for duty overseas in August, 1944, and was in active combat in France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany. Wounded in action September 17, 1944. Died April 7, 1945, in action in Germany.
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