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Nacke, Charles C.

Name and Rank, Flight Officer Charles C. Nacke.

Unit/Placed in, 432nd Fighter Squadron, 475th Fighter Group.


Charles was born aprox. on May 25, 1925 in Hebron, Nebraska.

Father, Albert J. Nacke.

Mother, Fredericka M. (Haug) Nacke.

Sisters, Mary Louise, Annabelle, Elizabeth, Geraldine and Margret Nacke.

Brother, Albert J. Nacke Jr.


Charles entered  the service from Nebraska with service number # T-123776.


Charles C. Nacken was a Pilot in the 432nd Fighter Squadron.


Charles was Killed in Action when he bailed out of the plane after enemy contact, and got shot on Jan 29, 1945, and he is honored with a Air Medal, Purple Heart, United States Aviator Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Charles is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Tablets of the Missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska, USA.


Thanks to http://www.475th.org/home/475th/unit-history

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

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/

432nd Fighter Squadron
475th Fighter Group
Airfield Vanukanau, Rabaul
Charles C. Nacke
His Rank Flight Officer