Carrick Heiskell Yeager entered the Second Officers’ Training Camp, Fort Oglethorpe, GA, in August 1917 and received a commission as second lieutenant upon completing the three months’ course. Assigned to the 20th Machine Gun Battalion, 7th Division. Sailed for France in July 1918. Lost his life November 1, 1918, from enemy fire. Recommended for Distinguished Service Cross.
Was born in 1892 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is interred at C,28,15, St-Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France.
Prior to enlisting in the US Army, Carrick Yeager was a Draftsman for Fulton & Company. He was single and never married.
Son of Alvin A. and Rowena Yeager
Hometown in 1910, Knoxville Ward 1, Knox, Tennessee