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2Lt Charles A. Barr
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2Lt Charles A. Barr

Birth
Death 16 Apr 1945
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56114747 · View Source
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USAAF WW2
2nd/Lt. Charles A. Barr MIA/KIA
Hometown: New Jersey
Squadron: 398th 504th Bomb Group
Service# 2068345
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot 1st/Lt. Elmer H. Barlow Jr. MIA/KIA

Target:Kawasaki urban area,
MACR #14278
Mission Date: 16-Apr-45
Serial Number: #42-24821
Aircraft Model B-29
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name: Aphrodite
Location: Ditched At Sea Kanagwa
Cause: Unknown crew of 10 MIA/KIA

Two missions are flown during the night of 15-16 April:
(Mission 68) One hundred and ninety-four B-29's from the 313th and 314th BW's attack the Kawasaki urban area, and eight B-29's attack other targets. Twelve B-29's are lost.
One of the aircraft lost was:

Lt. Barlow's crew:
1st/Lt. Elmer H. Barlow Jr. Pilot
2nd/Lt. Charles A. Barr
2nd/Lt. Kenneth Boughton
2nd/Lt. David M. Knell
2nd/Lt. Horace J. Panken
Sgt. Maxwell M. Atkinson Jr. Gunner
Sgt. Maxwell M. Atkinson Jr. Gunner
Cpl. Everett E. Austerman Gunner
Cpl. Leo-Paul R. Dutil Gunner
Cpl. Bernard J. Muray Gunner
Cpl. Leonard H. Rutshaw Gunner

This crew appears Tablets of the Missing Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu Hawaii, USA Their remains were never recovered. They were declared KIA April 1946

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Jersey.

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56114747
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Charles A. Barr (unknown–16 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56114747, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .