Rank and Name, Private First Class Charles Robert Taylor.
Unit/Placed in, USS Oklahoma (BB-37) Battleship, United States Navy.
Charles is born approx. on 16 Nov. 1918 in Viola, Kansas.
Father, William Franklin Taylor.
Mother, Helen Etter (Stinson) Taylor.
Daughter(s), Helen Mary, Alyne and Betty Jean Taylor.
Brother(s), Harold S. Taylor.
Charles enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 284217.
Charles was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Charles is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Charles is also mentioned at USS Oklahoma Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, Hawaii, VS.
Charles also has a Memorial Grave at Carnegie Cemetery, Carnegie, Caddo County, Oklahoma, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.okhistory.org/kids/ussok8.php
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Accounted for on 26 July 2021 His remains have been recovered and identified on November 19, 2019.
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the US Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.