Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CARTER, CECIL WAYNE

Private, U. S. Army. Home address: Hennepin, Garvin County. Mrs. Jessie C. Carter, Mother, Davis. Born May 17, 1925. Enlisted September 22, 1943. Decoration : Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously. Junior in Woodland High School. A warded Expert Rifleman Medal. Served in Southwest Pacific. Died December 25, 1944, in action on Ormoe Road, Leyte, Philippine Islands.

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