Carl P. Larsen was from Illinois. He was married and had a son. Not much is know about Carl. He enlisted into the US Army and was, after basic training, sent to the 41st Infantry Battalion of the 2nd Armored Division.

Late February, early March 1945 found the 41st Infantry attached to the 66th Armored Regiment. The units were close to the Nord Canal, between Munchen-Gladbach and Neuss.

The 2nd Armored saw intense fighting during this period and suffered many casualties.


41st Infantry Battalion

2nd Armored Division

It is not known under which circumstances exactly Pvt Larsen lost his life.

His grandson Jason is looking for any information and pictures about him.
Pvt. Larsen was killed on 1 March 1945 in Germany, and is buried in Margraten. If you have any information about Pvt. Carl P. Larson, please contact us.

(picture by Joost Claassens via Jason Larsen)

Margraten, The Netherlands

See also:
Pvt Robert M Frazier
2Lt Srthur M Strickland
Pvt James R Tuskan

2nd Armored Division casualties in The Netherlands

Sources and Acknowledgements:
Jason Larsen
Joost Claassens

Directions to Margraten American Military Cemetery

Posted 13 March 2006

If you have any suggestions, comments or additional information, please contact me.

This website is dedicated to the men and women who died and/or are buried in The Netherlands during World War II.


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