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Edward Britton Carroll

These photographs were submitted by Peggy Carroll Young, daughter of Edward Britton Carroll.

This is a photograph of Edward Britton Carroll, who is listed on the roster of World War I soldiers of Perry County, Mississippi.

Edward Britton Carroll, World War I Soldier

He was born in 1898 in Mobile, Alabama. He was only sixteen or seventeen years old when he enlisted in the military along with his friend Virgil Glenn.

E.B. Carroll served in the beginning as a Bugler. He fought in the Battle of Argonne and the Battle of Bellieu Woods, earning Frances highest honor. He rose to the rank of Lt. Colonel and trained troops n the second world war. He also established CCC Camps in the Southeast during the 1930's. He died in Jacksonville, Florida in 1975 and is buried at the Jacksonville Memorial Gardens, Orange Park, Florida.

This is Edward Britton Carroll at age 9, with his grandmother Missouri Mary Anne "Puss" Turner. She married Edward Belieu Carroll in 1872 They lived in the Hintonville Community. Edward Britton Carroll was orphaned at age two or three and was raised by his grandparents.

Edward Britton Carroll and Missouri Mary Jane Britton Turner

This is a photograph of John Jack Turner and his wife Lucretia, whose maiden name is unknown. It is believed that they lived in the area of Perry or Greene County. They were the parents of Missouri "Puss" Turner Carroll. They are buried in the Shiloh Cemetery, Deer Park, Alabama.

Submitted by Peggy Carroll Young

 

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