SGT Charles Dana Dintaman

Birth
Death 28 Jan 1944 (aged 30)
East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 187682934 · View Source
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His remains have been recovered and he is now interred in the Jefferson Barrack's National Cemetery, Lemay, Missouri.

" Click Here " for that record.

A "Rosette" was placed in front of his name here at Manila to signify that his remains were recovered.


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Charles served as a Sergeant & Gunner on B-25C #42-32291, 70th Bomber Squadron, 42nd Bomber Group, Medium, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

B-25C #42-32291, while on a Bomb-Strafe mission over Tobera Airfield, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea was hit by ground anti-aircraft fire and crashed near Tobera. A witness noted that they thought the pilot himself had been hit causing the crash.

Charles was first declared "Missing In Action" and once his remains were recovered after the war his status was changed to "Killed In Action".

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 6850538

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Airmen who perished on B-25C #42-32291:

Bobal, Andrew V ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, PA
Dintaman, Charles D ~ Sgt, Gunner, DC
Freeman, Benton ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, IL
Gilliland, Leslie D ~ FO, Pilot, KS
Goldsmith, James A ~ Sgt, Engineer, NY
Stephens, Marion O ~ FO, Co-Pilot, MO

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Feb 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 187682934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Charles Dana Dintaman (1 Dec 1913–28 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 187682934, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .