Gilford Robert Carson was born in Monroe County, Tennessee, the son of Ben Carson and Susie Hines. He enlisted on 29 August 1942 at Camp Forrest, TN and lived at Will County in Illinois, He died non Battle on Cebu Island in the Philippines. He is buried at Manila American Cemetery, plot D, Row 6, Grave 70.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 June 1918
  • Date of death: 7 August 1945
  • County: Monroe
  • Hometown: Madisonville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 388th Port Battalion
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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