Belleville Boy Dies In War

(July 16-21, 1970) -- Pfc. Carl Lawrence Mickens, 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. Mickens of Wilbur Street, was killed in action on July 4 in Vietnam.

Private Mickens, lost his life in a booby trap explosion while he was on a military mission, according to a telegram received by his parents.

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