William Vaulx Carter
Brigadier General, United States Army
Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2007
William Vaulx Carter (1883-1971)
Born in Fort Lowell, Arizona on January 30, 1883. Commissioned in the Cavalry from West Point in 1904. Aide to his father, Brigadier General W. H. Carter in 1907. Duty with the 7th Cavalry in the Philippines October 1913-November 1915. Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Bingham School, Asheville, North Carolina 1916-1917.
Transferred to the Adjutant General Department
in 1922. Adjutant General of the Hawaiian Coast Artillery Brigade 1931-1935,
then at III Corps Area 1935-1940. Brigadier General in October 1940. Assistant
Adjutant General of the Army October 1940 until retirement in August 1942.
Died on January 26, 1971.
His son, William Harding Carter, Second Lieutenant, United States Army Air Corps, was killed in an automobile accident in Canada on May 18, 1941 and is buried with the General.
He served as Secretary of Service Schools, 1917-19.
He retired from active duty in 1942 and died
on January 28, 1971. He is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery
among other family members.
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Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003