Thomas J. Carroll
Company D 1/22 Infantry
4th Infantry Division
KIA April 26, 1968
CPL - E4 - Army - Selective Service
Grade at loss: E3
Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
MOS: 11B10: Infantryman
4th Infantry Division
24 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Jan 14, 1944
From GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
His tour of duty began on Feb 23, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 26, 1968
in KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered
Panel 52E - - Line 15
Thomas Carroll was
killed in action while on Operation Mac Arthur/Binh Tay,
during the Battle of Chu Moor Mountain, at grid reference YA844891,
approximately 25 kilometers west of Polei Krong.
Corporal Thomas J. Carroll's decorations
Cpl. Thomas Carroll, aged 24, son of Mr. and
Mrs. William J. Carroll, 346 Quimby NE, was killed in action in
Vietnan April 26.
Surviving besides his parents are three brothers, James B of Delat, William and John at home; two sisters, a Mrs. Maryann Belchik of Berkley, Calf.
And Miss Edith Carroll of Chicago; his fiancÚ, Miss Dianne Mertons of Chicago. He was a graduate of Catholic Central class of 1962,
he attended Notre Dame from 1962 to 1967. Requiem Mass will be sung Wednesday morning at 10 oclock in St. Andrews Cathedral.
Interment Resurrection Cemetery with full military honors. Relatives and friends will have a Bible reading Monday evening at 8:15
and will recite the Rosary Tuesday evening at 8:15 at OBriens Colonial Home where Cpl. Thomas reposes.
Thomas's burial location: Scourging at the piler Lot 125, Sec B, Space 3
Wyoming (Kent County)
Grave marker for Thomas J. Carroll
Photo by Diane Zoulek from the Find A Grave website
Thomas Carroll was killed in
action during the Battle for Chu Moor mountain.
The website is grateful to John McKee and Charlie "Doc" Shyab
for contributing the rubbings they took of all the names
of the 1st Battalion Killed In Action during the battle for Chu Moor.
Top photo of Thomas Carroll from the St. Thomas High School Yearbook
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