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Young, Charles Robert

Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Third Class Charles Robert Young.

Unit/Placed in, Bombing Squadron 6 (VB-6), United States Navy.


Charles is born approx. on 21 March 1921 in Carthage, Missouri.

Father, Charles Elmer Young.

Mother, Phronia (McWilliams) Young.


Charles enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 3565507.

Charles‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a Douglas SBD Dauntless were,

Ensign          B.S. Varin jr.           Pilot

Arm3.          C.E. Young              Radio Opeator/Gunner

Charles was KIA no knowledge, he was seen after the forced crash to climb in the rescueboat on 4 June 1942, he is honored with Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal,  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.


Thanks to, http://www.cv6.org/ship/logs/action19420604-vb6.htm


Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com 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/


Navy Bombing Squadron 6 (VB-6)
Douglas SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber
USS Enterprise (CV-6) Carrier emarked from
VB-6 on the flight deck
Charles Robert Young
his rank Aviation Radioman Third Class
Midway Atoll