Carmen was the eldest of three sons born to Richard and Opal Hubscher. He is shown as being 7 years of age on the 1930 Census, living with the rest of the family in Hyattsville, MD. In his 39 years, he brought five children into this world through two marriages, and served and fought for our country in World War II in Italy and elsewhere.
Carmen registered for the draft on June 30, 1942. He was described as white, 5'11", 165 pounds, hazel eyes, brown hair, and light complexion. He was 19 years old, born in Washington, and living at his parents home at 3040 Monroe St., N.E. Carmen was working for the Veterans Bureau.
Carmen enlisted in the US Army at Ft. Myer VA on December 18, 1942 (Army Serial #33450684) "for the duration of the War or emergency, plus six months." His occupation prior to enlistment was a linotype operator. Carmen's children are Robert, Jeff, Steven, Allen and Nora. A graduate of Eastern High School, Carmen was a tile contractor.
Carmen married Evelyn Joan Allen on November 6, 1942 at Grace Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. They later divorced. He subsequently married Eleanor L. Vitale in 1952.
Carmen was a member of the Langley Park Lions Club and the Cheverly MD American Legion, Post 108. He died on Wednesday, November 22, 1961 at Mt. Alto Veterans Hospital of cancer. Services were held on Sunday, November 26th at 1PM at the Rinaldi Funeral Home, with interment at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, November 27. He is buried at Section 28, Site 3130.
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