Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Clyde Perry Carter.
Unit/Placed in, Freighter Jack, U.S. Army Transport, American Merchant Marine.
Clyde is born approx. on 1908 in New York.
Father, Henry Perry Carter.
Mother, Mabel Emmeline (Weeks) Carter.
Clyde enlisted the service in New York with service number # 6909819.
Clyde was KIA when the German U-boat 558 Torpedoed the Cargo Boat in the Caribbean on 27 May 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Crewmembers 27 – AG 8 and – 7 Army Passengers died, 23 Survived.
Clyde is buried/mentioned at the tablets of the missing at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York.
Clyde also has a Memorial Grave at Oakside Cemetery, Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.usdeadlyevents.com/1942-may-27-us-freighter-jack-sunk-by-u-boat-100m-sw-of-port-salut-haiti-37-39/
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/