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is honored on Panel 33W, Line 55 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 12/14/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik
    Dear Cpl Kenneth Clifton,
    Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. December is here, along with all the preparations. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • From Clifton to Clifton

    Posted on 10/6/14
    I do not know you Kenneth Charles Clifton, but I do know that you gave your life for this country, and for that I am grateful. I do not know if we are related and
    I may never know. My grandpa fought for this nation as well but he returned in healthy condition. It is a shame that you died at such a young age, but I am sure that it worked out well for you. This is probably the way you would have preferred to die if you had a choice.

    Thank You for making our country a bette place to live in.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/9/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear CPL Kenneth Charles Clifton, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • To The Father I Never Knew

    Posted on 6/27/13 - by Hans Carter
    You were killed 11 days before I was born. I just found your grave recently and I have a million questions that can never be answered. I keep wondering what you were like as a person, and how life might be different had I known you. I'd give just about anything to see a picture of you. I've heard I look a lot like you. I keep wondering if I've inherited anything else from you like personality or temperament.One of my biggest regrets is not having followed my curiosity a lot sooner, to have met your family. I don't even know if you, or they, knew you were having a son. I can't wait to meet you some day in the next life to have all of those questions answered, and to make up for all of the years we never got to have.
  • We Remember

    Posted on 11/29/10 - by Robert Sage
    Ken is buried at Lincoln Memorial Park,Portland,OR. BSM-OLC AM ARCOM PH
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

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