Cpl. James Everett Carroll was the son of Rev. Ferdinand Tilford Carroll and Vonia Lou Dunham. He married Mabel Lorraine Long on 9 March 1940 in Hawkins County, Tennessee.
Rogersville Review, February 22, 1945
Mrs. Mabel Long Carroll, Bulls Gap, has received the Purple heart awarded posthumously to her husband, Cpl. James E. Carroll. Cpl. Carroll was killed on November 20 in Southern France. He was a member of the army medical corps and had been overseas seven months. He had been in service since August, 1943. He received his training at Camp Barkeley, texas and Camp Reynolds, Pa.
Cpl. Carroll was a member of the famous Sixth Corps which landed at Anzio and participated in the fall of Rome. While in Italy he visited Mr. Vesuvius and the city of Pompeii. In civilian life Cpl. Carroll was for several years an employee of the Tennessee Eastman Corporation at Kingsport.
He is survived by his wife and son, James Everett Carroll Jr., of Bulls Gap; his mother and grandmother, Mrs. F.T. Carroll and Mrs. Alice Dunham of Stony Point; five sisters, Mrs. Roy Holt, Jonesville, Va., Miss Mae Carroll, Red Bank, New Jersey, Mrs. Haskell Quarry, Kingsport, Misses Marceline and Goldie of Stony Point and three brothers, T.H. Carroll, Clinton, Charles L., Tulare, Calif., and Connor of Kingsport.
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- Rank: Technician Fifth Class
- Date of birth: 16 September 1920
- Date of death: 20 November 1944
- County: Sullivan
- Hometown: Bulls Gap
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Carters Valley Cemetery, Stony Point, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Bottom Panel
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