Jan 23 2013

MCPO William Allen Clendenin

Branch of Service: Navy

Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)

Years of Service: 1940-1966

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Radio Man during WWII & Korean Conflict, “Al” Clendenin achieved the rank of Master Chief, continuing to serve post war. He became a much requested Radioman Instructor. Upon Military retirement he became a Civil servant for an additional 20 years. A devoted family man, MC Clendenin raised a family of 7 boys, with his wife Julia. William “Al” Clendenin died Saturday, having lived nearly 60 years in Norfolk VA. 8/5/1923-1/18/2013.

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