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Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Charles Herbert Cooper.
Unit/Placed in, 36th Bomber Squadron, 28th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Charles is born approx. on July 4, 1940 in South Carolina.
Father, Broader Cooper.
Mother, Lula Cooper.
Sisters, Margaret, Frances and Jean Cooper.
Brothers, Wilbur, Jean and Wayne Cooper.
Charles enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # 0-426871.
Charles ’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
1st Lt. Albert J. Wilsey Pilot
1st Lt. Raymond L. Adair Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Charles H. Cooper Navigator
2nd Lt. John W. Sheppard Bombardier
Cpl. Paul W. Lyden Unknown
Pvt. Charles M. Kantner Unknown
Pvt. Rudolph S. Olesnovich Unknown
Pvt. Harold W. Knutson Unknown
Pvt. Donald W. Brown Unknown
Charles was KIA on a Bombing Mission to Kiska, the way back the Pilot became disorientated by the bad weather and flew in a other direction on Aug. 25, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Charles is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also got a Grave in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov
Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/
Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org
Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/