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CLUN D. KEYS

Clun D. Keys 

Vinita -- Clun D. Keys, 90, farmer and stockman, died Thursday. Services pending. Luginbuel.

 (Tulsa World, Tulsa, OK, 18 May 2007, Page A14 - courtesy of Tedd Cocker)

 

Clun Keys enlisted in the Army on 18 June 1942 in Tulsa, OK.

A native American descendant of the Cherokee tribe, Clun was named after his father, Monroe Clun tee sta Amory Keys

He was a member of Company D, 508h PIR and jumped into Normandy on D-Day, 6 June 1944.

His military awards include the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Bronze Service Arrowhead for for action during Normandy, France Campaign, 6 June 1944 to 9 July 1944.


(courtesy of DJ Crane)

Grave marker for Clun D. Keys in the Fairview Cemetery, Vinita (Craig county), Oklahoma

 

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