Jack Carter
(1914-1962)
Ina O
(1911-1994)
Shelby M Carter
(1949-1970)

 

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Shelby M Carter

  • Born: 21 Feb 1949
  • Died: 8 May 1970, Quang Nam, South Vietnam at age 21
  • Buried: Liberty Chapel Cemetery, Williana, Grant Parish , LA
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Obituary. Cpl. S. M. Carter Killed May 8 In Viet Nam
Funeral services for Cpl. Shelby M. Carter, of Dry Prong, killed in Vietnamon May 8 during hostile action, were held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in Zion Hill Baptist Church at Williana.Carter is survived by three brothers, Quincy Carter of Pass Christian, Miss.,Dewey Carter of Dry Prong, and Elvin Rogers of Farmerville; three sisters,Miss Linda Carter of Dry Prong, Mrs. Robert Chellette of Colfax, and Mrs. Ross Smith of Vidalia; and his mother, Mrs. Ina Carter of Dry Prong.Burial was in Liberty Chapel Cemetery under direction of Hixson's Funeral Home at Winnfield. Rev. Bobby Hodnett and Rev. Glyn Mixon officiated at thefuneral services.

Military. http://www.virtualwall.org/dc/CarterSM01a.htm
Shelby M Carter
Corporal
PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Dry Prong, Louisiana
Date of birth: Monday, 02/21/1949
MILITARY DATA
Service: Marine Corps (Regular)
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Corporal
ID No: 439807978
MOS: 0311 Rifleman
LenSvc: Between 1 and 2 years
Unit: G CO, 2ND BN, 1ST MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Monday, 06/30/1969
Cas Date: Friday, 05/08/1970
Age at Loss: 21
Remains: Body Recovered
Location: Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, Died
Reason: Multiple Fragmentation Wounds - Ground Casualty
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