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George E. Carter
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1921, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1944
Suffolk, England

Staff Sergeant Carter enlisted in the Army Air Corps 25 Oct 1942 was killed in action during World War II. He was the Radio Operator on Lt. James Roden's B-24 crew. They were assigned to the 788th Bomber Squadron, 467th Bomber Group, (Heavy), U.S. Army Air Forces, stationed at Rackheath Air Field, England. He was killed when their aircraft was shot down while returning from a mission over Hamm, Germany. German fighters had followed the group of 28 aircraft back to England and, as they made their approach for a night landing, shot down two aircraft killing 17 crew members and one airman on the ground.

Sergeant Carter was awarded the Purple Heart Medal; the European, African, Middle Eastern Campaign Medal; and the World War II Victory Medal. 
 
Burial:
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: SEC 4, 165
 
Created by: Eric
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2551621
George E. Carter
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George E. Carter
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George E. Carter
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