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Stuart, Dr. Carroll W.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:46:38

Stuart, Dr. Carroll W.

Oak Park, IL

Serial No: 0-116374

Born: Aug 16, 1890

Parents: William Thomas and Crissie Harriet Stuart

Entered Army: War I, Jul 1, 1918; War 2, Jul 1, 1942

Training in US:

War I, Oglethorpe, GA, instructor in basic training, Sep 1-Nov 1, 1918; sent to Embarkation Hospital No. 1, Hoboken, NJ, Sep 5, 1918 until discharged in 1920. War II, Walter Reed Hospital; chief surgeon at Deshon General Hospital, Butler, PA; Fort Dix, NJ

Left for Overseas: War II, New York on Feb 28, 1944; arrived Clyde of Furth, Scotland on Mar 4, 1944.

Overseas Training: Elsmere, England; Blanford, England; Southampton Jun 22, 1944; Normandy, France, Jun 20, 1944. Assigned 15th General Hospital, 1st Army.

Sent to Front: Jul 28, 1944, with 15th Gen. Hosp.

Engagements: Battle of Normandy, Battle for Paris, Argonne, Battle of the Bulge. Outfit bombed down in Liege Belgium, on Nov 24, 1944.

Medals-Ribbons: European Theater Battles of Normandy, Paris, Argonne, Battle of the Bulge.

Returned to US: From Paris, France on Jul 3, 1945; Air Transport to Wilmington, DE on Jul 4, 1945.

Discharged: War I, Camp Grant, IL, Aug 26, 1920. Rating: 1st Lt., Dental Corps. War II, separated but not yet discharged, Fort Sheridan, IL, Dec 25, 1945. Rating: Lt. Col. M.C.

Months in Service: War II, in US, 32; overseas, 16

After discharge, in War I served as 1st Lt. Dental Corps for 5 years and 4 months in reserves. War II, served as consulting surgeon on head and neck injuries in advanced zone of 1st Army until after the Battle of the Bulge.

Present Occupation: Surgeon

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)

Researcher Note: Carroll's parents are buried in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, IA. Buckingham Cem can be viewed online.


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