John Eathan Carmichael Jr.

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/08/1944

 

 

John E. "Jackie" Carmichael Jr. was born in Leesville, Vernon Parish, Louisiana on August 28, 1921.
He was drafted into the Army on January 25, 1943 at New Orleans, Louisiana. His home of
residence was listed as Sabine Parish, Louisiana. He had completed four years of college
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

 

Selective Service Registration card for John E. Carmichael

 

 

 

2nd Lieutenant Carmichael was killed in action in France, during 1st Battalion's attack against
the German coastal batteries at Crisbecq on June 8, 1944.

 

 

Sabine Index, June 4, 1948, Many, LA:

The remains of the late Lt. J.E. Carmichael, Jr., will arrive by train Saturday, June 5, from Memphis, Tenn.
and will rest in Massingill funeral home until the hour of service 3 p.m. Sunday, June 6, from Many Methodist Church.

The remains are returned from temporary cemetery in Ste. Mere, Eglise, France.
Final interment will be in Many Cemetery.

Lt. Carmichael lost his life on June 7, 1944, on the Utah beach landing. He was born in Leesville August 28, 1921,
moved to Many in 1930 with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Carmichael, Sr., was a graduate of Many high school,
and of L.S.U. class of 1942. He went overseas with the Fourth Infantry division in January 1944,
serving with the 22nd Infantry regiment.

Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Carmichael, Sr. of Lake Charles, formerly of Many.

 

 

John E. Carmichael Jr.'s decorations

 

 

 

John E. Carmichael Jr. was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Louisiana.

Burial:
Many Cemetery
Many
Sabine Parish
Louisiana

 

Grave marker for John E. Carmichael

Photo by Angie Hertzberg Martin from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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