Frank Sutton (1923-1974) USA WW II. Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor. Is said to have earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Best remembered for his role as Marine Gunnery Sgt. & Drill Instructor Vince Carter in the TV series “Gomer Pyle, USMC”. Ironically, Sutton tried to join the Marine Corps but couldn’t pass the physical, though he later earned a Black Belt in judo.

Frank Sutton (1923-1974) USA WW II. Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor. Is said to have earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Best remembered for his role as Marine Gunnery Sgt. & Drill Instructor Vince Carter in the TV series “Gomer Pyle, USMC”. Ironically, Sutton tried to join the Marine Corps but couldn’t pass the physical, though he later earned a Black Belt in judo.

Frank Sutton-Army-WW2-served in South Pacific, taking part in 14 assault landings. (Actor)

Frank Sutton-Army-WW2-served in South Pacific, taking part in 14 assault landings. (Actor)

While serving in the U.S. Army in World War II, he distinguished himself by taking part in 14 assault landings, including Leyte, Luzon, Bata...

While serving in the U.S. Army in World War II, he distinguished himself by taking part in 14 assault landings, including Leyte, Luzon, Bata...

Frank Spencer Sutton - an American actor best remembered for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Vince Carter on the CBS television series Gomer Pyle. He died on  June 28, 1974 of a heart attack at the age of 50

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Frank Spencer Sutton - an American actor best remembered for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Vince Carter on the CBS television series Gomer Pyle. He died on June 28, 1974 of a heart attack at the age of 50

Clarksville Outdoors -  Frank Sutton, Moment in History #LefthandersIntl - http://Left-handersInternational.com

Clarksville Outdoors - Frank Sutton, Moment in History #LefthandersIntl - http://Left-handersInternational.com

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (First Episode) Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Andy Griffith

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (First Episode) Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Andy Griffith

1964 Press Photo Marine Gomer Pyke & Sgt Frank Sutton - orp20707

Details about 1964 Press Photo Marine Gomer Pyke & Sgt Frank Sutton - orp20707

1964 Press Photo Marine Gomer Pyke & Sgt Frank Sutton - orp20707

Frank Sutton & Jim Nabors 1965 Gomer Pyle Fleer ORIGINAL Trading Card #18

Details about Frank Sutton & Jim Nabors 1965 Gomer Pyle Fleer ORIGINAL Trading Card #18

Frank Sutton & Jim Nabors 1965 Gomer Pyle Fleer ORIGINAL Trading Card #18

City of Clarksville hold Frank Sutton statue dedication

City of Clarksville hold Frank Sutton statue dedication

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