Marine killed in Vietnam whose grave was unmarked for 50 years is memorialized

A Florida city dedicated a bronze grave marker Saturday memorializing a native son who was killed in action in Vietnam and whose burial spot was unmarked for 50 years.

An unexpected crowd of 200 attended the dedication at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Fort Lauderdale for Marine Pfc. Gregory Carter, who was 19 when he was killed by enemy fire in Vietnam's Quang Ngai province in 1969.

Anthony Owens told the Florida Sun-Sentinel that after his brother was buried there was no more memory of him "until today."

"It's like he woke up to the world again," Owens said. "His life is meaningful. It means something."

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