50 years after his death PFC Gregory Carter gets grave marker

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(Top) Gregory Carter’s new marker at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fort Lauderdale, 50 years after he was killed in battle in Quang Ngai Province in South Vietnam.  (Bottom) PFC Gregory Carter (Taimy Alvarez / South Florida Sun Sentinel) By Staff Writer His gallant services in Vietnam lasted just three months. A Dillard High School teenager 50 years ago, Pfc. Carter was drafted into the Marines, and on the Fourth of July his tour of duty in Vietnam began. Military records say on October 12, 1969 (family says he died Oct. 6, 1969) Pfc. Gregory Carter, a young father at 19, was killed in action in...

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