T/5 Clinton E. Geer


T/5 CPL Clinton E. Geer died on 29 July 1945.  T/5 CPL Geer was critically burned and T/5 CPL Walter E. Louthan, Jr., was killed on 23 July 1945.  They were assigned to 33rd Ordnance (Bomb Disposal) Squad.  They were using German prisoners of war to remove a large quantity of black powder from a German black powder depot just outside of Nuremberg, Germany.  There was a sudden flash fire and explosion, which killed T/5 CPL Louthan and several German prisoners of war.  Medals:  Army of Occupation – Europe Medal.

*This bio was researched and authored by SGM Mike R.Vining, USA (Retired). Please send any additional information and/or corrections to the author of this bio by email: sgmmvining@gmail.com. The EOD Warrior Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy of the information in bio.


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July 29, 1945

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