Rank and Name, Radio Technician First Class Charles Albert Wilson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Charles is born approx. on 12 Feb. 1922 in Idaho.
Father, Thomas Gilbert Wilson.
Mother, Elizabeth Pearl (Cherry) Wilson.
Charles enlisted the service in Idaho with service number # 5541466.
Charles was KIA (1 of 5) when the USS Kalinin Bay suffered severe Damage from the Japanese during the Battle on 25 Oct. 1944, 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 Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.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
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/