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CPL Charles C Faunce, Jr

CPL Charles C Faunce, Jr

Birth
Death 10 Mar 1945 (aged 19)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 12, Site: 4201
Memorial ID 49180466 · View Source
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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles C. Faunce, Sr. who resided in the District Of Columbia.

Charles served as a Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

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

Charles was "Killed In Action" on Iwo Jima during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred on Iwo Jima and was later repatriated here on April 15, 1948.

Service # 869272

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )
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Published on Wednesday, March 10, 1965 in the Evening Star (Washington, DC) Page 35

FAUNCE, CORPL. CHARLES C., Jr., USMC. A tribute to CORPL. CHARLES C. FAUNCE, Jr., USMC, and his buddies of the 4th Marine Division, who so gloriously gave their lives on Iwo Jima. He died in combat March 10, 1945.

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49180466
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Charles C Faunce, Jr (18 May 1925–10 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49180466, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .