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
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/