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Denham Clements Collection (1287) Finding Aid

Item Number: 12870000000

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of military administrative records document the service of Denham Clements in the US Marine Corps, 1968 - 1973. Among the documents are Change of Station Orders moving Clements to service in the Western Pacific and Vietnam. Also included is a copy of a letter Clements wrote requesting combat duty in Vietnam; his DD-214 form (restricted access material); and a copy of his honorable discharge certificate.


  • 02 March 2004

Biographical / Historical

Denham Clements served in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam from July1, 1968 to July 1, 1969. He was attached to the 1st LAAM, 1st Battalion as an Intelligence Officer.
Finding Aid
Individual Collections-C
  • 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.6 ]]


  • Photocopy of Honorable Discharge certificate of Clements
  • Change of station orders affecting Clements (April 6, 1968)
  • Slight modification of Change of Station orders affecting Clements (April 9, 1968)
  • Assignment of Clements to the Ninth Marine Amphibious Brigade for duty with Marine Aircraft Group 15 in the Western Pacific (April 18, 1968)
  • Permanant change of station orders for Clements (April 22, 1968)
  • Slight modification of Permanent change of station orders (April 25, 1968)
  • Slight modification of Permanent change of station orders (May 23, 1968)
  • Photocopy of a letter sent by Clements requesting assignment to the combat zone in Vietnam (May 1, 1968)
  • Modification of Permanent change of station orders reflecting reassignemnt to the combat zone in Vietnam (June 4, 1968)
  • Record of Clements' reporting for duty (June 30, 1968)
  • Battalion Special Order 59-68 (July 1, 1968): Clements' duty assignemnt as Assistant S-3 officer
  • Battalion Special Order 85-68 (September 3, 1968): Duty assignment orders affecting Clements

Pub Credit Line
12870000000, Denham Clements Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 02 Mar 2004 [Updated: 20 Oct 2017]