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Cooper, Charles R.

Rank and Name, Sergeant Charles R. Cooper.

Unit/Placed in, 2nd Transport Squadron.

 

Charles is born approx. 1922 in Oklahoma.

 

Sister, Pauline l. Cooper

 

Charles enlisted the service in California with service number # 3928094.

 

Charles’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a C-46 were,

1st Lt.           David D. Haydon               Pilot

F/O.             Francis D. Johnson             Co Pilot

Sgt.              Charles R. Cooper              Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Okie Venable Jr.                Crew Chief

Cpl.              Paul L. Kenney                 Ass. Crew Chief

 

Charles was KIA because lesser weather they were of course, they probably crashed in bad weather on Sep. 8, 1944 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 Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

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/

 

2nd Transport Squadron
Curtis-C-46 Commando
Kalaikunda Airport, India
Casualty List
Air Medal
His rank Sergeant