The file includes a biographical form and a letter in addition to the photograph shown. During World War I, Clincy served as a private in Company F of the 366th U.S. Infantry Regiment. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for "extraordinary heroism" and "exceptional bravery" during an enemy raid near Frapelle, France, on September 4, 1918. Clincy was from Birmingham, Alabama and worked as a plumber with the Alabama Supply Company in Birmingham and as a pipe layer for W.D. Pulliam in Woodlawn, Alabama.
Creator: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Date: 1917-1918 circa
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History