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Richard S. Carles
Staff Sargeant, Technician Third Grade
46th Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division, US Army

Richard Shelley Carles

Service No.: 33083440
Ship Assignment: USS LST-507
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Richard Shelley Carles, a 24-year-old U.S. Army Staff Sergeant, was killed in action in the English Channel on April 28, 1944.

Born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, he served with the U.S. Army 46th Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division. Carles was killed while training for the D-Day landings onboard USS LST-507.

His name is inscribed in the American Roll of Honour book at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and on the Tablets of the Missing at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial in Cambridge, United Kingdom.