Carl H. Godwin1

M, #10711, b. 23 November 1924, d. 17 June 1944
     Carl H. Godwin was born on 23 November 1924 at Orange County, Texas.2,3,4 He was the son of Edward Percy Godwin and Mattie Ruth McGuire.3 He appeared as a son on the census of 11 April 1930 in the household of Percy Godwin and Mattie Ruth Godwin at Western Avenue, West Orange, Orange County, Texas.3 He began military service on 29 July 1943 at Orange, Orange County, Texas.1 He died in the service of the United States Army on 17 June 1944 at age 19 years, 6 months and 25 days.4 He was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, 920 Jackson Avenue, Orange, Orange County, Texas.4


  1. [S701] Army Enlistment Records, U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about Carl H Godwin
    Name:     Carl H Godwin
    Birth Year:     1924
    Race:     White, citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country:     Texas
    State of Residence:     Texas
    County or City:     Orange

    Enlistment Date:     29 Jul 1943
    Branch:     No branch assignment
    Branch Code:     No branch assignment
    Grade:     Private
    Grade Code:     Private
    Term of Enlistment:     Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component:     Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source:     Civil Life

    Education:     3 years of high school
    Marital Status:     Single, without dependents
    Height:     00
    Weight:     000.
  2. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 about Carl Godwin
    Name:     Carl Godwin
    Date of Birth:     23 Nov 1924
    Birth County:     Orange
    Certificate Number:     76952
    Roll Number:     1924_0006.
  3. [S1283] 11 Apr 1930, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: 2380, E.D. 6, Image: 1123.0, FHL Film: 2342114, P9A.
  4. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 106421996 - Carl H. Godwin.