Born 27 June 1919
Died non Battle 4 July 1942
Buried at McCarty Family Cemetery, LaFollette, TN

Private First Class
Chemical Warfare Service

McCarty, PFC. Lawrence L. 23, a veteran of World War II, died while a prisoner of war at Camp O’Donell in the Philippines July 4, 1942. The body arrived in LaFollette Wednesday at 3:04 p.m. Survivors; father, Alvis McCarty; brother,, Chester; sister, Mary Foster, all of LaFollette. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday, Long Hollow Baptist Church, Rev Robert N. Hicks officiating. Interment, family cemetery, American Legion in charge of military services at the grave. The body will remain at Mars Funeral Home, LaFollette, until Sunday, when it will be taken to the home at Pleasant Ridge. Mars, LaFollette, in charge. Knoxville Journal, 21 April 1949

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