|Death: ||Jul. 11, 1944|
Son of Charles Edward Banning, Sr. and Anna Sabina Mark Banning.
Charles, who resided at 507 West Twenty-Sixth Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant and aerial gunner on a B-24 Liberator with the Eighth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force in England during World War II.
He enlisted in the Army on November 9, 1940 in Wilmington, Delaware and was noted as Single, without dependents.
He was declared "Missing In Action" and later as "Killed In Action" while returning from a mission over Munich, Germany in a plane crash in the North Sea. The others lost with him included: Edward Kushinski from Lake Bronson, MN; Don McCandless, Richard Butler, and George Belsky.
He had served the Air Force for three years and eight months at the time of his death. He was decorated with the Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation and Citation of Honor.
Service # 12012298
Note: Entered the service from Delaware.
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56287553
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