Clarence Monroe Carney

CARNEY Jr, Clarence Monroe

Clarence Monroe Carney Jr. was born on May 23rd 1924 to Clarence Monroe Sr. & Sylvia [Currie] Carney in Chisholm, Minnesota.

Mr. Carney was inducted into the U.S. Army Air Corps on May 26th 1943.

He was a radio operator/mechanic with the 375th Troop Carrier Group, 56th Squadron, in the Philippines. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant (SSGT).

SGT Carney earned the following merits for his service:

  • Air Medal,
  • Good Conduct Medal,
  • American Campaign Service Medal,
  • Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Service Medal,  -and-
  • Philippine Liberation Medal.


He was honorably discharged on March 8th 1946. After the war he returned home and married Goldie Lorraine [Clauson] on June 17th 1950 and they started a family.

Mr. Carney died on October 23rd 2006 at 82 years of age in International Falls, Minnesota. He is buried at Ft. Snelling Neational Cemetery in Minnespolis, Minnesota. 

Source(s): Hometown Heroes: The Saint Louis County World War II Project, page 52.

Albert J. Amatuzio Research Center | Veterans Memorial Hall (

Page 1 WWII Draft Registration Cards - Fold3

Clarence Monroe Carney (1924-2006) - Find a Grave Memorial

U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 -

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