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Willis Albert Carpenter

Graduating Class of 1941
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of Second Lieutenant Carpenter

Second Lieutenant
Willis Albert Carpenter

Marine Corps
Company A
18 Marine
2nd Division

Hometown

Milwaukee, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Unknown

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, HI

More About Second Lieutenant Carpenter

Second Lieutenant Willis Albert Carpenter studied civil engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His thesis was entitled, “Characteristics and Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams Made from Waylite.” He also participated in intramural athletics and was a part of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

2nd Lt. Carpenter enlisted in August, 1942. He was killed during the Battle of Tarawa in 1943.