|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1917|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1944, Germany|
Son of Alonzo C. & Estelle C. Fleegle.
Charles served as a Private First Class, AT Company, 310th Infantry, 78th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Allegany County, Maryland prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on March 13, 1944 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. He was noted as being employed in the manufacture of miscellaneous products and also as Married.
Charles was "Killed In Action" in the Hurtgen Forest, Germany during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.
Service # 33845002
Below Article found by: Charles Riend
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, page 18, col. 1:
Sunday, November 9, 1947
Bodies Of Two More Soldiers Due This Week
The bodies of two more area soldiers who fell in action in European fighting will arrive here this week, the late Sergeant Lorin Moray Cain, Route 6, Fairgo, and Charles Llewellyn Fleegle, Corriganville.
Charles Llewellyn Fleegle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Fleegle, Corriganville, was killed in Germany on December 15, 1944, nine months after entering the Army. He was born in July, 1917.
Before entering the service he was employed in the Amcelle plant of the Celanese Corporation here, and had been awarded a 10-year service pin by that concern. He was on the committee of Local 1874. Textile Workers Union of America, a. member of the Woodmen of the World and of the Corriganville Volunteer Fire Department. He was graduated from Allegany High School and was a member of the Corriganville Reformed Church.
Fleegle entered the Army March 13, 1944. and served at Camp Blanding, Fla., Ft. George G. Meade, and Camp Pickett, Va., before going overseas.
His body will arrive here Wednesday at 5:26, and will be taken to Zeigler's Funeral Home, Hyndman, Pa., where it will remain until 12 o'clock noon, Friday. It will lie in state at the Corriganville Reformed Church from 12 until 2 p. m., and services will follow by the Rev. John Booker Burial will be in Hillcrest Burial Park here.
Local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars members will participate in the rite.
Survivors, in addition to the parents, include the widow, Mrs. Irene Blanche Miller Fleegle; two sons, Charles and Wayne; a sister, Mrs. Frances Huff, Valley Road; and a brother, Albert C., Corriganville.
Irene Blanche Miller Fleegle (1917 - 1993)*
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Plot: Modern Family 177 6
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: May 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70155274
Added: Sep. 25, 2015
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Like my father you were killed in action as a member of the 310th Infantry, 78th Infantry Division. He was killed March 14, 1945 but you died in late 1944 while taking part in the Rollesbroich Engagement. Thank you for your supreme sacrifice. May God bl...(Read more)|
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