Robert Xenophon Carter was born on 8 March 1932
Corporal Carter was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.
The body of Cpl. Robert X. Carter, 18, who died Sept. 3, 1950, in Korea, is being returned to Chattanooga for burial.
Cpl. Carter was a student at Central High and a member of the Tennessee National Guard when he entered service. He had been working at the Colonial Bakery.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Carter of 1404 E. 51st St., Rossville; sister, Miss Phillis Ann Carter; brother, Dennis Carter, all of Chattanooga, and several aunts and uncles.
- Rank: Corporal
- Date of birth: 8 March 1932
- Date of death: 3 September 1950
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park, Rossville, Walker County, GA
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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