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Clifford Pershing Hannum
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:

Brigadier General Clifford Pershing Hannum
 Born December 7, 1912 in Indiana
Second Lieutenant (Reserve) February 10, 1941
Served to Lieutenant Colonel (AUS) May 27, 1946
Second Lieutenant (Cavalry) August 22, 1949
Captain October 29, 1954

Student, University of Arkansas 1948-49
Transferred from Cavalry to Infantry 1950
Student, Command & General Staff College 1952-53

Silver Star - Bronze Star Medal (two)


Brigadier General Clifford Pershing Hannum served in World War II and in the Vietnam War.  He was buried with full military honors in Sectin 60 of Arlington National Cemetery.


Captain Clifford P. Hannum, Infantry, Indiana, 32d Division, Buna, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for actions on 29 December 1942.

Research regarding his life and career continues.

CP Hannum Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

HANNUM, CLIFFORD PERSHING
BRIG GEN   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II, VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/07/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 03/20/2002
BURIED AT: SECTION 66  SITE 6839
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 12 October 2002 Updated: 7 March 2003 Updated: 24 June 2003 Updated: 2 December 2005 Updated: 27 December 2005
Updated: 16 September 2006

 
 
 

Silver Star Medal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bronze Star - 2 awards