An April 13, 1944, Lowell Tribune article entitled "19 Volunteers and Inductees Enter Service" listed Millard Clark as an army volunteer. The article further added:
Nineteen volunteers and inductees for the army and navy left last Saturday and Monday to enter the armed service, beginning their primary training as soon as assigned at Ft. Benjamin Harrison.
Out of the nineteen, seven are fathers, one of whom, Millard Clark, is from Lowell.
Another article in the same issue of the paper (page 4, column 1) adds:
Pvt. Millard Clark, son of the Thorne Clarks, arrived at Ft. McClellan, Ala., this week where he will take an engineering course.
The following September 28, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Returns to Camp
Pvt. Millard Clark, son of the Thorne Clarks of Lowell, has returned to Fort McClennan, Ala., after spending a 14 - day convalescent furlough here with his wife and family. Mrs. Clark, the former Marcia Smith, returned with him to stay for the duration of his training.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the January 4, 1945, issue (page 2, column 1):
After spending 5 days at home with his wife and son, Pvt. Millard Clark has returned to Fort George Meade, Maryland.
This February 22, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 1:
Mrs. Millard Clark has received a letter from her husband, Pvt. Millard Clark, saying that he is now overseas, and is stationed "somewhere in France." He was getting along O.K. when he wrote.
This May 10, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Mrs. Millard Clark received a Purple Heart yesterday which had been awarded her husband, Pvt. Millard Clark, who was wounded in action in Germany a short time ago. She has not received official notification yet, but a letter from a buddy of her husband, which came with the award, said he was wounded in the arm and was not yet able to write.
This June 21, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
A letter received by Mrs. Millard Clark informs her that her husband, Pvt. Millard, is back in the United States. Wounded in Germany April 7th, he is now in an army hospital at Tulsa, Oklahoma. A cast on his injured arm was to have been removed Monday and he expects to soon come home on furlough.
This July 12, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 6:
S/Sgt. Millard T. Clark will speak at the opening program of the Bible School of the Church of Christ, next Sunday morning, July 15.
It has been requested that he speak chiefly concerning the duries of the chaplains and how the religious services are conducted.
This October 4, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
S/Sgt. Millard T. Clark, accompanied by his wife and son, arrived home Friday for 30 days. Sgt. Clark has been a patient at Glennan general hospital, Okla. Upon his return there he will undergo another operation.
This November 1, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Sgt. Millard Clark has returned to Glennan general hospital, Okmulgee, Okla., after spending a 30-day furlough here with his family. Mrs. Clark and son, Millard, Jr., will remain here with her parents, the O.B. Smiths.
This November 29, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Sgt. Millard Clark spent a few days at home with his wife and son before reporting to a hospital in Louisville, Ky. "Mill" has been transferred there from Oklahoma.
Last updated on September 16, 2006.
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