Melvin Marion Carter  was born on 21 September 1914, Oklahoma, the son of William Spurgeon Carter and Lavina Ellen Strait. Brother in Law of Pvt. George Francis Nelson who also died on Luzon.
Died 6 April 1945, Philippines

63rd Infantry, Company G

Buried at Westview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Jefferson County, Tennessee

Photo Courtesy; Beverly Dunn

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 September 1914
  • Date of death: 6 April 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Jefferson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 63rd Infantry
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Westview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Jefferson County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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