marker for Clement C. Madura in Section M1 Site 115, Abraham Lincoln
National Cemetery, Elwood (Will county), Illinois. Note that
Section M1 has a special designation as described on the bronze
plaque show above. Which aspect of this applies to Mr. Madura
Clement enlisted in Army at
Chicago, IL on 6 January 1941 and completed jump school before being
assigned to a parachute infantry regiment and seeing combat at least
in the Ardennes campaign.
on 15 February 1945 Tec/5 Madura was transferred
from the 3rd Replacement Depot to Company C, 508th PIR.
His military decorations include the Combat
Infantryman Badge awarded for action during the campaign, 18
December 1944 to 20 February 1945.
He was discharged on 28 December 1945.