Clifford W. Griffing

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/10/1944

 

 

Clifford W. Griffing was born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York on September 8, 1919.

He was drafted into the Army on February 24, 1942 at Fort Niagara, New York.
His home of residence was listed as Onondaga County, New York
and his civilian occupation was listed as tool dressers and sharpeners.
He had completed four years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

PFC Griffing was killed in action in France, in the area of La Maugerie, on July 10, 1944.

 

Announcement of the death of Clifford W. Griffing
in
The Fulton Patriot, Fulton, New York Thursday August 10, 1944

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

Newspaper clipping featuring the announcement of funeral services for Clifford W. Griffing.
Article is dated April 28, 1948 from an unknown newspaper.

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

Newspaper clipping featuring the announcement of funeral services for Clifford W. Griffing.
Article is dated May 3, 1948 from an unknown newspaper.

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

Clifford W. Griffing was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
La Cambe Cemetery, Isigny, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New York.

Burial:
Hillside Memorial Cemetery and Park
Central Square
Oswego County
New York, USA
Plot: Section A/B, west of Goettel Drive

Grave marker for Clifford W. Griffing

Photo by Frank K. from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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