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SSGT Marvin T. Charlson

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SSGT Marvin T. Charlson

Birth
Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota, USA
Death
17 Aug 1943 (aged 22)
Dorrebach, Landkreis Bad Kreuznach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Burial
Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID
24504065 View Source

B-17 Waist gunner assigned to 525th Bomb Sqn, 379th Bomb Grp, 8th AF. 16 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Schweinfurt raid 17-Aug-43. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Dorrebach, 6 miles W of Bingen, Germany Killed in Action (KIA). Missing Aircrew Report 1350 - Awarded Air Medal, Purple Heart [Posthumously].

B-17 Waist gunner assigned to 525th Bomb Sqn, 379th Bomb Grp, 8th AF. 16 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Schweinfurt raid 17-Aug-43. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Dorrebach, 6 miles W of Bingen, Germany Killed in Action (KIA). Missing Aircrew Report 1350 - Awarded Air Medal, Purple Heart [Posthumously].


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  • Created by: ginnyt
  • Added: 8 Feb 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 24504065
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/24504065/marvin-t-charlson: accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Marvin T. Charlson (1 Jul 1921–17 Aug 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 24504065, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA; Maintained by ginnyt (contributor 46777087) .