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Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Charles Marvin Agard.
Unit/placed in, 26th Bomber Squadron, 11th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Charles was born on May. 15, 1916 in Mukegon County, Michigan.
Father, Hans N. Agard.
Mother, Minerva A. (Newquist) Agard.
Sister, Dorethy Agard.
Brothers, Kenneth and Russell Agard.
Charles entered the Service from Detroit, Michigan in April 4, 1941with service-number # 16013994.
Charles was KIA during the Mission to Truk Atol, the plane went missing, on June 6, 1944 , is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished flying Cross, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Charles crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;
Capt. Allan R. Taflinger Pilot
F/O. Charles G. Morris Co Pilot
1st Lt. Paul B. Van Metre Navigator
2nd Lt . Bernhard C. Harlow Bombardier
S/Sgt. Charles M. Agard Engineer
S/Sgt. John E. Crehan Asst. Engineer
S/Sgt. Ross E. Rutland Radio Operator
T/Sgt. Warren E. Dougherty Radar Operator
S/Sgt. Kenneth P. Doxtator Gunner
S/Sgt. Harmus J. Hastings Gunner
Charles is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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