Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CARTER JR, JACK A

Private, First Class, U. S. Marine Corps. Home address: Burneyville, Love County. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Carter, Sr., Parents, Burneyville. Born August 2, 1924. Enlisted December 10, 1942. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal ; Presidential Unit Citation to the Second Marine Division in the Battle of Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, November 20-24, 1943. Died June 15, 1944, in action in Pacific area.

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