Henry McLean, age, 8, born Kilmarnock, Scotland, entered the U.S. from
Windsor, Ontario to Detroit, MI on 21 March 1925 with his mother.
They joined his adoptive father, Henry, Sr. who already resided in
Detroit. Henry and his mother had embarked from the U.K. on the SS
Montroyal on August 9, 1924 and arrived in Quebec 9 days later and spent
the next 7 months acquiring immigration documents.
State Census, 1945 listed Henry's mother, now a naturalized citizen,
living at 421 SW 7th Street, Miami, FL. Henry is listed as age 28,
native of Scotland, and serving in the U.S. Army. His younger
brother Robert was in the Navy. Both boys were high school gradates.
Henry enlisted in the Army at Detroit, MI on 27 November
Pvt McLean was shown as separated, without dependents
and having an occupation of Machinist.
He first appeared in the Company H, 508th Morning
Report on 3 February 1944.
Pvt McLean was awarded the Bronze Service Arrowhead
device for his participation in the Normandy assault