James Caswell Carmichael was born on 1 August 1920 at Piedmont, Tennessee to James Caswell Carmichael Sr. and Georgia Ann Underwood.
He enlisted on 8 July 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia
Died non Battle 14 November 1942
Buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Jefferson County, Tennessee
The Knoxville Journal, Tuesday 17 November 1942
Pvt. James C. Carmichael Jr., 22, son of Mrs. J.C. Carmichael of Piedmont, Jefferson County, died Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Tilton Hospital, Fort Dix, N.J. His death was attributed to a skull fracture. It was reported yesterday the young man had been struck. Relatives had not learned the details but understood military authorities had started an investigation. It was reported Mc. Carmichael had been doint military police duty. Mr. Carmichael was widely known in Jefferson County and the surrounding country. He attended Maury High School at Dandridge and Pietmont Grammar School. He was inducted into the military service last July, was sent to Fort Bragg and later transferred to Fort Dix. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. J.C. Carmichael, Piedmont’two brothers, A.C. and Ray, and three sisters Allie Carmichael, Mrs. R.W. Ingle, Knoxville and Mrs. W.A. Hinton of Nashville. The brother, A.C. Carmichael and a sister, Mrs. Ingle of this city, have returned from Fort Dix, where they went when advised of their brother’s injury. The body will be returned to Jefferson City and taken to the home.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 1 August 1920
- Date of death: 14 November 1942
- County: Jefferson
- Hometown: Dandridge
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: Military Police
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Piedmont Cemetery, Jefferson County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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