Charles Lawrence McNeil
Graduated from Central High School, Knoxville, in 1937
Killed in the Battle of Tarawa; Buried at sea from the USS Doyen.
Memorialized at Honolulu Memorial in Honolulu, HI

Married to Mrs. Charles L. McNeil, 410 Wood St., Water Valley, MS
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. McNeil, 212 Jackson Ave., Foutain City, TN

“I wish to be of use.” – Lawrence McNeil, quoted in Central High School Yearbook, 1937

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 January 1920
  • Date of death: 23 November 1943
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 2nd Marine Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Tarawa
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Bottom Panel
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