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Abrahams, Charles Howard

Rank and Name, Carpenter Mate Second Class Charles Howard Abrahams.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Hornet (CV-8) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Charles is born in 1922 in Schaghticoke, New York.

 

Father, Charles H. Abrams.

Mother, Bertha M. Abrams.

 

Charles enlisted the U.S.Navy in New York with service number # 2235685.

 

Stanley was KIA when the Ship was hit by 3 Bombs and shot a Aichi Dive Bomber who crashed on the Deck, meanwhile it was hit by 2 Torpedoes from a Nakajima plane and a other Crash on the bow, 1 day later it was severally damaged and Sunk on Oct. 26, 1942, Carpenter Mate Second Class Charles H. Abrams is honored with a  Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Charles is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to https://www.its.caltech.edu/~drmiles/cv-8.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/ 

Buried on Sea
USS Hornet (VC-8) Carrier
Japanese Nakajima B5N2 Torpedoplane
Japanese Akagi D3A1
His rank Carpenter Mate Second Class