Thomas J. Carroll

Company D 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA April 26, 1968

 

 

 

 

CPL - E4 - Army - Selective Service
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Corporal
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
Religion
ROMAN CATHOLIC

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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 o’clock in St. Andrew’s 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 O’Brien’s Colonial Home where Cpl. Thomas reposes.

Thomas's burial location: Scourging at the piler Lot 125, Sec B, Space 3

 

Burial:
Resurrection Cemetery
Wyoming (Kent County)
Kent County
Michigan, USA

 

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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