Petty Officer Second Class Cecil Wayne Carothers

Mortar Battery

Battalion Landing Team 2/26

Petty Officer Second Class Cecil Wayne Carothers, Altoona, Pennsylvania, age 22.

 

Killed by enemy artillery fire while attached to BLT 2/26 as it operated in the vicinity of Camp Carroll just prior to LZ Margo.

 

PO2 Carothers was remembered along with the other fallen at a memorial service aboard the USS Princeton.

PO Cecil Carothers' wedding photo. Photo courtesy of the Virtual Wall.

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