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Cooper, Charles Herbert

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

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

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/

 

http://www.wwiimemorial.com/Registry/Search.aspx

 

36th Bomber Squadron
28th Bomber Group
Airfield Fort Glenn, Alaska
B-17
Charles H. Cooper
His rank Second Lieutenant