Virginia Heroes

James Herbert Carter

Lieutenant, Army

Born: October 13, 1920
Hometown: Richmond City
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: February 4, 1944
Died In: 100 miles from Narsarsuaq, Greenland

Lieutenant Carter was aboard the US Army Transport, USAT Dorchester, when it was torpedoed by the German submarine U-223 and sank. Of the crew of 902 men, 672 were killed.

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