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Howard Raymond Carpenter, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1947
Death: Feb. 18, 1968

INDIANA
USMC Lance Corporal
A CO 1 BN 5 MAR 1 MAR DIV
VIETNAM Ground Casualty

Decatur Central High School Class of 1965
Age 20, single
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PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Indianapolis, IN
Date of birth: 04/19/1947

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Marine Corps
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Lance Corporal
ID No: 2316111
MOS: 0311: RIFLEMAN
Length Service: 01
Unit: A CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 04/19/1967
Incident Date: 02/18/1968
Casualty Date: 02/18/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire

URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dc/CarpenterHR01a.htm
ON THE WALL Panel 40E Line 002
www.VIRTUALWALL.org
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KOKOMO (Ind.) TRIBUNE Sunday, Feb. 25, 1968

Marine Lance Cpl. Howard R. Carpenter, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard R. Carpenter Sr., Indianapolis. Carpenter, killed Sunday in the battle for the ancient capital of Hue, was graduated from Decatur Central High School and attended Indiana State University. He joined the Marines in October, 1966, and had been in combat since April.
Carpenter was scheduled to return home in May to be married.


 
 
Burial:
Floral Park Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: KEW
Record added: May 22, 2008
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Howard Raymond Carpenter, Jr
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- Jamie reed
 Added: Aug. 8, 2015
Howard was a close friend in Vietnam 1967.I was with A 1/5.Howard used to share rum soaked crooks cigars his dad sent him. His dad sent me a airplane ticket to come to his funeral.I met Jackie Culley there.would like to hear from anyone who knew Howard. I...(Read more)
- Cy Wilson
 Added: Feb. 10, 2015

- Robert Fowler
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014
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