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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, 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
National Historian
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

USS Peary (DD-226) Destroyer
USS Peary (DD-226) explodes at Darwing 1942
USS Peary Memorial at Darwin
His rank Motor Machinist's Second Class