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Birth: Apr. 23, 1923
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1943, Italy

Charles was a full-blood Creek Indian and the son of George and Lula Peters Colbert, of Haskell, Muskogee County, Oklahoma. His siblings were Isom, Lois and George Colbert. He joined the Army on February 2, 1943, served with Company D, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, and died of his wounds during the Italian Campaign in WWII. Awarded the Order of the Purple Heart. Military ID#38464182 
 
Burial:
Colbert Family Cemetery
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Don J
Record added: Jul 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54359721
 

Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as he understood it. He suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died.
- Don J
 Added: Jul. 1, 2010
 
 
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