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PVT Charles S. McFarland

PVT Charles S. McFarland

Birth
New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Sep 1944 (aged 29)
France
Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 3, Site #555
Memorial ID 51968056 · View Source
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Charles S. McFarland served as a Private in the 48th Armored Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division, United States Army during World War II.

He was a son of Sanford F. and Stella M. McFarland.

He was killed in action in France.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army on February 23, 1942 at New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

He was originally from New Castle, Pennsylvania.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on August 4, 1948.

NOTE: Many thanks to Find A Grave member Joel Gilfert for providing the portrait photo of Private Charles McFarland, and to Find A Grave member pjaskula for providing the headstone photo.


Inscription


CHARLES S
McFARLAND
PENNSYLVANIA
PVT 48 ARMD INF BN
5 ARMD DIV
WORLD WAR II
APRIL 26 1915
SEPTEMBER 20 1944

Gravesite Details Section 3, Row 6, Position 15

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  • Created by: Karl Stelly
  • Added: 3 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51968056
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Charles S. McFarland (26 Apr 1915–20 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51968056, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Karl Stelly (contributor 47103588) .