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Alexander, Charles H.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Charles H. Alexander.

Unit/placed in, 531st (Fighter) Bomber Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bomber Command (Pacific).

Flew a A-24a (SDB-Dauntless Dive-Bomber).

Charles was born in 1917 in Ohio.

Father, John D. Alexander.

Mother, Mabel M. (Horton) Alexander.

Sisters, Frances E., Elizabeth, Ann L. and Carolyn M. Alexander.

Brother(Twin), Thomas S. Alexander.

Wife, Mabel (Attinger) Alexander.

Charles entered the service from Ft. Hayes, Columbus Ohio in Sep. 9, 1941 with service-number # 15070152.

 

Charles crew-members and their position on-board the plane a A-24 were;

 

2nd Lt. James D. Lemeilleur Pilot

S/Sgt. Charles H. Alexander Gunner

 

Charles died during, a search mission when the were lost (prob) run out of fuel and had no Radio. on Sep. 6, 1943, he is honored with a 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.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Ethridge Cemetery, Ethridge, Lawrence County, Tennessee, USA.

 

Thanks to Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/531st_Bombardment_Squadron 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/

 

531th (Fighter) Bomber Squadron
7th Bomber Command
SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber
Charles H. Alexander
His rank Staff Sergeant