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General
Mark Wayne Clark
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U.S. Army General Flag (General)
Four Star General Officer Flag

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born 01 May 1896
Place of birth Madison Barracks, Sackets Harbor,
Jefferson County, New York
Died 17 April 1984 (aged 87)
Place of death Charleston, Charleston County,
South Carolina
Cause of death unknown
Buried at The Citadel
Spouse Maurine Doran
(m. 19??-1966; her death)
Mary Applegate
(m. 19??-19??)
Alma mater United States Military Academy ('17, B.S.)
Nickname Contraband
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service

Service # Officer - 05309

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Organization or Command Title / Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Army Career
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[[File: II Corps 4th Commanding General - Major General North Africa 01 Jul 1941 09 Oct 1942
[[File: Allied Force Headquarters Deputy Commander-in-Chief - Major General North Africa 00 Oct 1942 04 Jan 1943
[[File: Fifth Army 1st Commanding General - Lieutenant General Italy 05 Jan 1943 15 Dec 1944
[[File: Seventh Army Commanding General (acting) - Lieutenant General Italy 01 Jan 1944 28 Feb 1944
[[File: 15th Army Group 2nd Commanding General - Lieutenant General
General
Austria 00 Dec 1944 05 Jul 1945
[[File: United States Occupation Forces, Austria Commander-in-Chief /
High Commissioner for Austria
- General Vienna, Austria 05 Jul 1945 16 May 1947
[[File: Sixth Army 3rd Commanding General - General Presidio of San Francisco, California 19 Jun 1947 30 Sep 1949
[[File: Army Field Forces Commanding General - General Fort Monroe, Virginia 01 Oct 1949 01 May 1952
[[File: Far East Command /
United Nations Command /
United States Army Forces, Far East /
United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands
Commander-in-Chief /
Commander-in-Chief /
Commanding General /
Military Governor
- General Tokyo, Japan;
Korea
12 May 1952 07 Oct 1953
Post-Army Career
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina 11th President - General, ret. Charleston, South Carolina 01 Mar 1954 30 Jun 1965
Clark Task Force:
Hoover Commission
Chairman - General, ret. Washington, D.C. 00 Jun 1954 31 May 1955

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

United States Decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal (3 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal three oak leaf clusters
Navy Distinguished Service Medal Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal (Valor device) Bronze Star Medal "Valor" device
Purple Heart Purple Heart
World War I Victory Medal (3 Stars) World War I Victory Medal three campaign stars
Army of Occupation of Germany Army of Occupation of Germany Medal
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (7SS & AH) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal arrowhead; seven service stars
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal "Austria" clasp
National Defense Service Medal National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal (2 SS) Korean Service Medal two service stars
Foreign Decorations
Order of the Southern Cross, Grand Officer (Brazil) National Order of the Southern Cross - Grand Officer Flag of Brazil Republic of Brazil
Order of Military Merit (Brazil) Order of Military Merit - Grand Cross Flag of Brazil Republic of Brazil
Medal of War (Brazil) Medal of War Flag of Brazil Republic of Brazil
Order of the Crown, Grand Officer (Belgium) Order of the Crown - Grand Officer Flag of the Kingdom of Belgium Kingdom of Belgium
Cross of War 1940-1945 (palm) Cross of War 1940-1945 with Palm Flag of the Kingdom of Belgium Kingdom of Belgium
Order of the White Lion (I Class) Order of the White Lion - Grand Cross Flag of the Czech Republic Czechoslovakia
War Cross 1939-1945 (Czech) Czechoslovak War Cross Flag of the Czech Republic Czechoslovakia
Legion of Honour, Grand Cross National Order of the Legion of Honour - Grand Cross Flag of the French Republic French Republic
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm Cross of War 1939-1945 with Palm Flag of the French Republic French Republic
Order of the Bath Most Honourable Order of the Bath - Knight Commander Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
Order of the British Empire Most Excellent Order of the British Empire - Knight Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
Order of George I Royal Order of George I Flag of the French Republic Kingdom of Greece
Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus (Grand Cross) Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus - Grand Cross Flag of Italian Kingdom Kingdom of Italy
Order of the Crown of Italy, Commander Order of the Crown of Italy - Commander Flag of Italian Kingdom Kingdom of Italy
Military Order of Italy (Grand Cross) Military Order of Italy - Grand Cross Flag of Italian Republic Italian Republic
Medal of Valor (Italy) Silver Medal of Military Valor Flag of Italian Kingdom Kingdom of Italy
Order of Military Merit Teaguk (1SS) Order of Military Merit - Grand Cordon Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Order of the Rising Sun, Grand Cordon Order of the Rising Sun - Grand Cordon Flag of Japan State of Japan
Order of Malta Sovereign Military Order of Malta Flag of the Order of Malta Military Order of Malta
Order of Ouissam Alaouite (Grand Cross) Order of Ouissam Alaouite - Grand Cross Flag of Morocco Kingdom of Morocco
Philippine Legion of Honor Philippine Legion of Honour - Grand Commander Flag of the Philippines Republic of the Philippines
Virtuti Militari (Poland) War Order of Virtuti Militari - Fifth Class Flag of Poland Republic of Poland
Order of Suvorov
Order of Suvorov - First Class Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal Flag of the United Nations2 United Nations
Expeditionary Forces Medal (Brazil) FEB bar Expeditionary Forces Medal with F.E.B bar Flag of Brazil Republic of Brazil
Identification Badges
[[File: United States Army North
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia - Former Wartime Service patch
(worn from 1944)
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Eight Overseas Service Bars
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) Two Overseas Service Chevrons

Battles/WarsEdit

World War I (06 Apr 1917 - 11 Nov 1918)

World War II (08 Dec 1941 - 02 Sept 1945)

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

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Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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