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Frederick Wheeler "Pete" Carlile
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1902
Titusville
Brevard County
Florida, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1942
Louisiana, USA

"Pete" Carlile was a pumpman on the Merchant Marine vessel "Benjamin Brewster". The "Benjamin Brewster" was attacked by two torpedoes from the German U-67 on 09 Jul 1942 off the coast of Grand Isle, Louisiana. The ship made it back to land, but not before six officers, eighteen crewmen and one armed guard died. There were fifteen survivors, but the ship was a total loss.

On 16 Jul 1943, while in the Sargasso Sea, the U-67 was attacked and sunk by depth charges from an Avenger aircraft which was from the US escort carrier USS Core ( VC-13). 
 
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 Parents:
  James Wesley Carlile (1865 - 1908)
  Mary Vermell Osban Carlile (1868 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Hattie Albin Carlile (1909 - 1987)
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret L Carlile Raynor (1893 - 1932)*
  James Wesley Carlile (1894 - 1981)*
  Millie Irene Carlile Hall (1897 - 1964)*
  Jettie Carlile Cottrell (1900 - 1985)*
  Franklin Everett Carlile (1901 - 1916)*
  Frederick Wheeler Carlile (1902 - 1942)
  David Nathaniel Carlile (1905 - 1962)*
  Andrew Orse Carlile (1907 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MERCHANT MARINE, W.W. II, DIED AT SEA
 
Burial:
Killian Chapel Cemetery
Hillsdale
St. Helena Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Gerrys_1grl
Originally Created by: Bobby
Record added: Oct 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9729514
Frederick Wheeler Pete Carlile
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Happy Birthday, Uncle Pete!
- Gerrys_1grl
 Added: Aug. 8, 2013
Happy Angel Day to you, Uncle Pete, and to your fellow crewmen! We will never forget!
- Gerrys_1grl
 Added: Jul. 9, 2013
We will never forget your sacrifice, or that of your shipmates, Uncle Pete. Love, from your grand niece.
- Gerrys_1grl
 Added: May. 27, 2013
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