Stanley D. Carpenter correspondence
Stanley Diem Carpenter was born in Pennsylvania in October 1898 and lived with his mother, Caroline Mathilda Carpenter, and grandmother, Elizabeth Diem, in Allegheny and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on February 19, 1917, at Port Royal, South Carolina, and trained with Company G of the 12th Regiment at Parris Island, South Carolina. He later transferred to the 66th Company of the 5th Regiment, based at Quantico, Virginia, and was deployed to France in July 1917. He died in France around June 1918.