Thomas Clay Carter, Jr. was born in Meridian, Mississippi, on 16 February 1889. He served in the 320th Machine Gun Battalion, 82nd Division, in World War I and was killed in action in the Argonne Forrest on 13 October 1918. He was eventually returned to the United States and laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery.
Thomas Clay Carter, Jr. In Uniform
Thomas Clay Carter, Jr. & Unknown Man & Woman At Officers' Candidate School
Officers At The Flaville, France, Gravesite of Thomas Clay Carter, Jr.
Second Burial of Thomas Clay Carter, Jr. At Meuse Argonne France
CARTER, THOS C JR
1ST LT B 320TH MG BN 82D DIV WW
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 10/13/1918
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/01/1921
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE LOT 4000
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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