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Bacon, Charles Edgar

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/

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

400th Bomber Squadron Black Pirates
90th Bomber Group
McCuire Airfield, San Jose
Captain Williams Crew
His rank Staff Sergeant