Clifford Pershing Hannum – Brigadier General, United States Army

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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.

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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
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