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Albert, Charles B.

Rank and Name, Sergeant Charles B. Albert.

Unit/placed in, 40th Bomber Squadron, 6th Bomber Group “Pirates Cove” (Very Heavy).

 

Charles was born in 1925 in New Jersey.

 

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Charles entered  the service from Cp. Upton, New York in May 3, 1944 with service number # 42133416.

 

 

Charles crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were;

 

1st Lt. Paul A. Steel Pilot

1st Lt. Gayle W. Newman Co Pilot

Capt. Robert S. Miller Navigator

Capt. Forest R. Johns Bombardier

2nd Lt. Ambrose van Dyke Flight Engineer

Sgt. Peter J. Thomas Radio Operator

Sgt. Frank K. Ostberg Radar Operator/Top Turret Gunner

Sgt. Charles S. Lyczko Central Fire Control

Sgt. Charles R. Albert Left Waist Gunner

Sgt. Daniel J. Lucarini Right Waist Gunner

Sgt. Angel M. Acasio Tail Gunner

 

 

Charles was KIA during no reason the plane was never heard on the radar of radio, on March 28, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Charles is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://philcrowther.com/6bgmain.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/

 

The name of the Plane (Bad Penny) is based on the saying “a Bad Penny always come back” or a “Bad Penny always Returns”.

 

 

B-29
North Field, Tinian
Nose art Plane
His rank Sergeant