According to records, Manuel Leroy Carroll was born on August 22, 1944 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He enlisted in the Marine Corps. and served during the Vietnam War. He attained the rank of Private First Class. Occupation or specialty was Field Artillery Cannoneer and he served with 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, Mortar Battery.
Carroll experienced a traumatic event which resulted in loss of life on September 19, 1966 due to “Hostile action” in South Vietnam, Quang Tri province.
Manuel is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Panel 10e, Line 116.