Clun D. Keys
Vinita -- Clun D. Keys, 90,
farmer and stockman, died Thursday. Services pending. Luginbuel.
World, Tulsa, OK, 18 May 2007, Page A14 - courtesy of Tedd
Clun Keys enlisted in the Army on 18 June 1942 in
A native American descendant
of the Cherokee tribe, Clun was named after his father,
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
(courtesy of DJ Crane)
Grave marker for
Clun D. Keys in the Fairview Cemetery, Vinita (Craig county),