Jordan Carter Carroll was born on 9 September 1922 to Samuel Carroll and Netti Ollie Jessee.
Died 10 December 1944 in Germany
Buried at Goins Cemetery, La Follette, TN

774th Tank Battalion, Company C

Jordan lived on the family farm in Campbell County until moving to Baltimore and enlisting in the army three months after his 20th birthday. Jordan and his four sisters and brother were the 5th generation of Carrolls to live in Campbell County. Both Jordan and his father were given the middle name of Carter in honor of Jordan’s great grandfather who died while serving the Union in the Civil War, William Carter Carroll. Jordan was survived by his wife Zelma Robbins and a daughter Patricia Anne Carroll; sisters Jesse Lee, Thelma, Geneva and Ruth; and brother Hubert

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 September 1922
  • Date of death: 10 December 1944
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: La Follette
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 774th Tank Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Goins Cemetery, La Follette, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Patricia Carroll

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