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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.