Pfc. Robert Leonard McCarter, age 20, died November 21, 1967 in Vietnam. Family home was on Route 3, Mt. Olive Road. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, attended Young High School, South Knoxville, and was an employee of Cas Walker Stores prior to entering the service on March 23, 1967. He is buried at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Knoxville.

-Served Basic Training at Fort Bliss, Texas
-His tour began on August 23, 1967
-D Troop, 17th Cavalry, 199th Light Infantry Brigade
-Service Occupation: Armor Intelligence Specialist
-Killed in Bien Hoa, South Vietnam
-Mother: Mildred A. McCarter
-Father: Charles Leonard McCarter

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 September 1947
  • Date of death: 21 November 1967
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 199th Light Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mount Olive Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: George Wallace

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