No one from his class had known what became of Mike Brough. He’d been a very quiet boy, who likely blended into the woodwork of any class he attended. He was just a name on their list. Sadly, he is also a name on the list at Riverfront Park, where the War Memorial is located. Mike Brough was killed in a tank near the bitter end of the Second World War. He was a real hero, who I knew personally, and I sometimes go to touch his name on that piece of granite by the river. Mike is one of many such “forgotten men” of Clinton who proudly gave their all, and are listed there that we might remember…. and whisper “thank you” from time to time.