Clark, James Allen

Photo:   80th Division, U.S. Army80th Div (ww1)Age at Enlistment:  22

Length of Service: 1917-1919

State:  Virginia

Rank:  PFC

Unit:   318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division  (“Blue Ridge Division”); Digital Photos and records can be found here.  You can watch 318th Infantry, 80th Division video here.

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. D on 21 Sep 1917; honorably discharged on 3 Jun 1919; Co. D and the 318th stayed in France after the war ended for almost 9 months, leaving Brest, France on the U.S.S. Maui on 17 May 1919; arrival is not listed, but likely late May 1919; entered Camp at Newport News, Va.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Arlington National Cemetery, Va.; veterans headstone, section 33, Grave Lot # 5240james allen clark (ww1)Soldier Info:   Born in Smythe Co., VA in 1895; Died Maryland in 1955

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 3x