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PFC Charles E Richardson

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Nov 1944 (aged 27)
France
Burial Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 130046739 · View Source
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Charles served as a Private First Class, Company E, 317th Infantry, 80th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on August 12, 1943 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of boots and shoes and also as Separated, without dependents.

Charles was "Killed In Action" near Saint-Avold, France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31374452

It is unknown at this time why his headstone shows "Maine". Possibly that is where his spouse was from.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Gravesite Details "Flat Granite Marker" - Displays "Maine" instead of his state of enlistment "New Hampshire"

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 19 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 130046739
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Charles E Richardson (22 Dec 1916–16 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 130046739, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .