Private Carrol E. Moses Died Non Battle on March 2, 1943 in the South Pacific of diphtheria. Diseases struck as many men as the enemy in the torturous jungle heat, with little sanitation available on the battlefield. His wife received the telegram from the War Department on March 8th, noting that more details would follow. Carrol was buried at the Honolulu National Memorial Cemetery, in Hawaii.
A memorial dervice was held at the Pughtown Baptist Church.His brother, Private Lawrence Moses, received emergency leave from Miami where he was stationed, to attend.
Carrol received the Bronze Star for his courage in battle.
Besides his wife Ruth, he was survived by his month old daughter, Caroline.
Research by Don Wambold, WCMSC