Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Charles Edgar Bacon.
Unit/Placed in, 400th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Charles is born approx. on 1 Nov. 1925 in Colorado.
Father, Owen S. Bacon.
Mother, Tessie C. (Whitney) Bacon.
Brother(s), Frank E. Bacon.
Charles enlisted the service in Colorado with service number # 37708854.
Charles ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
Captain Hans H. Williams Pilot
1st Lt. Elmo McCarthy Co Pilot
TSgt. Stephen D. Baldwi Engineer
TSgt. Gerald S. Dolan Radio Operator
1st Lt. Jack M. Petrosillo Passenger
1st Lt. John B. Lawson Passenger
1st Lt. Joseph E. Tierney Passenger
2nd Lt. Robert E. Bartel Passenger
2nd Lt. Dean R. Kendall Passenger
MSgt. Walter V. McCarthy Passenger
TSgt. Joseph X. Dunayczan Passenger
TSgt. Ralph T. Miller Passenger
SSgt. Charles E. Bacon Passenger
SSgt. James J. Barnett Passenger
SSgt. Joseph A. Gooley Passenger
SSgt. Edward J. Jonikas Passenger
SSgt. John K. Shryjock Jr. Passenger
SSgt. Franklin L. van Beek Passenger
Sgt. Wade A. Little Passenger
Corporal Harold A. Bedrick Passenger
Corporal William F. Erickson Passenger
Corporal Thomas M. Knoght Passenger
Corporal Thomas F. Ward Passenger
Pfc. Arthur R. Harring Passenger
Charles was KIA when after Take-Off for Leave in Luzon, there was nothing heard from them and did not arrived on the destination on 6 June 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential 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.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Valley View Cemetery, Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.90thbombgroup.org/
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/