Carter, Cyrus David

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Second Class Cyrus David Carter.
Unit/Placed in, USS Peary (DD-226) Destroyer, United States Navy.

Cyrus is born approx. on 11 Feb. 1916 in Wisconsin.
Mother, Rossie C. Carter.
Brother(s), Ethan A. Carter.

Cyrus enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 2340948.

Cyrus was KIA when the USS Peary suddenly was attacked by several Dive Bombers and was hit by 5 Bombs witch caused severe Damage till she sunk on 19 Feb. 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

Cyrus is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.

Thanks to,
Jean Louis Vijgen,
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website,
Marines Info, Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith
Navy Info,
POW Info, Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, Robert Capistrano
National Historian
Navy Seal Memorial,
Family Info,
Medals Info,
Find a Grave,
Tank Destroyers,