Roger is buried at:
Weaverville, Trinity County, CA. 96093
Sec. A Row 27 Plot 8
1971… NMCB-3’s CM3 R.N. Carpenter drowned at the Detail Aquarius site near Chau Doc.
CM3 Roger N. Carpenter was a Construction Mechanic serving with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Three (NMCB-3), 3rd Naval Construction Brigade, U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam. On April 18, 1971, CM3 Carpenter was at the Detail Aquarius work site near Chau Doc in Chau Doc Province, RVN, lashing material for transport to a AMMI pontoon barge when he reportedly fell into a swift current and was drowned. His body was recovered and positively identified two days later. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and U. S. Naval Forces, Vietnam Monthly Historical Supplement for April 1971]