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Clay, Edward J.

Edward J. Clay U.S. Marine Corps WWII
Edward J. Clay U.S. Marine Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 1/23/1926
Died On: 17 Jan 1995 Last Residence: 10573 Port Chester, Westchester, New York
Street Address: 584 Boston Post Road
Service Number: 535693
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps - Headquarters Battalion, Sixth Marine Division

Veteran Code: USMC-12


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Edward J. Clay was born in New York in 1926. In Rye his family lived at 584 Boston Post Road. Edward was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1943. He enlisted in 1943 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

SergeantRye High School Graduate, class of 1943

Edward J Clay was ah accom- plished musician who served in the US Marine Corps during Ches-World War II He died Tuesday at United Hospital Medical Cen- ter in Port Chester a village he had lived in for 43 years Mr Clay who was 68 was born Jan 23 1926 in New York ernrfuateiff romRve High School in 1943 and later K theUiflJrd Scholl of Mu" from the Juilliard School of Mu sic in New York City On1 May 31 1952 he and Aiv lene Willi ami were married at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port Chester They settled in Port Chester that year For 20 years M Clay was a salesman and district manager for Beech-Nut Life Saven Corp in Port Chester He retired' when he was 59 Afterward he spent five years as a security guard for Gleason Security in White Plains Mr Clay served in the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946 He was a sergeant stationed in the Pacific during World War II He received the World War II Vic- -tory Medal the Good Conduct Medal and two Asiatic Pacific Stars Mr Clay was a parishioner at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port Chester He was active in the Catholic Youth Program and he Port Chester Little League He was- a trumpet player who was' a member of the Port Ches-World ter American Legion's marching band He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans He is survived by his wife of Port Chester a son Michael E Clay of Pelham Manor and a randson- nSra?em0r!a unJnnc' n handin8 https://www.newspapers.com/image/717359133/?terms=%22Edward%20Clay%22&match=1
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