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Beauregard Parish Library

Knowledge, Growth, Imagination

Beginning Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 the Beauregard Parish Library will reopen with limited services and hours. See branch hours and service details here. Computer use is limited and by appointment only. Patrons can schedule appointments online here or by calling 337-463-6217 or in-person by asking a library clerk. Appointments are set at 45-minute intervals. No consecutive appointments for 1 person. Thank you for your patience as we work to restore services safely.

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Clyde Liles

Lest We Forget


Date of Birth: December 21, 1918
Place of Birth: Burrs Ferry, Vernon Parish, Louisiana
Date of Death: April 20th or 21st, 1944
Burial Site: Plunkaway Cemetery in Burr Ferry, Louisiana
Address of Record: Unknown
Spouse: None
Children: None
Parents: Mark Gilman Liles and Martha Harriet Cain Liles
Grandparents: John M. Liles, Ellen Burr Liles, Robert D. Cain and Melvina Chaddick Cain
Siblings: Bessie Evans, Ermie Henderson, Ona Liliedahl, Kymbol Liles, Irene Mock, Marvin Liles, and Jesse Merl Liles (a World War II and Korean War veteran who died in a 1956 air accident while taking off from Goose Bay Air Force Base)
School(s): DeRidder High School
Interests:Fishing, hunting, banking

Military Career - World War II

Branch: U. S. Army Air Corps
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Serial Number: O-811101
Decorations: Unknown
Unit: 339th Bomber Squadron (based in Snetterton Heath England), 96th Bombardment Group, 45th Combat Wing, 3rd Air Division, 8th Army Air Force
Battle or Circumstance: near Hallines, France, west of St. Omer
Circumstances of Death: Lt. Liles was the pilot of a B-17 that was shot down while on a mission to destroy V-Weapons sites in the Pas de Calais area of France - only one crewmember survived.


  • Laura Liles Dove (Niece)
    Everton, Arkansas
  • Clifton Burke Liliedahl (Nephew)
    Derry, New Hampshire
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Contact us:
  • Telephone: (337) 463-6217
    or 1-800-524-6239 for areas of Beauregard Parish that are a long distance call
  • Fax: (337) 462-5434
  • Email: help@beau.org
  • Mailing Address:
    Beauregard Parish Library
    205 South Washington Ave.
    DeRidder, LA 70634

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