New York, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1943|
Carl served as a Sergeant in the 236th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Company, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided at 81 Pert Avenue, Irondequoit, Monroe County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on May 22, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and also as being Married.
He was killed in the "Line Of Duty", along with 1LT Frank E. Smith, Jr. and PFC J. Gatti, while rendering safe ordnance near Naples, Italy during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.
Service # 32140315
Note: Entered the service from New York.
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Provincia di Roma
Plot: Plot E Row 1 Grave 43
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56307434
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Added: May. 26, 2011
SGT Carl E. Christensen, 1LT Frank E. Smith, Jr., and PFC J. Gatti were killed on 17 October 1943. They were assigned to 236th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Company (Provisional) at the time of their deaths. SGT Christensen, 1LT Smith, and PFC Gatti were kille...(Read more)|
Mike R. Vining, SGM USA (Retired)
Added: Mar. 8, 2011