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YN2c Charles Putnam Green

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YN2c Charles Putnam Green

Birth
Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky, USA
Death
19 Jun 1944 (aged 28)
At Sea
Burial
Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
56645063 View Source

Charles, who resided at 1214 West Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Yeoman Second Class on the U.S.S. LST-523, with the Amphibious Corps, U.S. Navy during World War II.

While operating off the Normandy beachhead, LST-523 struck an enemy mine. Forty-two of her men perished in the incident. LST 523 was damaged so severely by the mine explosion that she sank almost immediately after being hit.

Charles was declared "Missing In Action" at the Omaha Beach head, Normandy, France in this sinking.

He had served in the Navy for nine months and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 8151579

Son of Dr. William Spalding Green and Nell Putnam Green.

Husband of Teresa Marie Maguire Green.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Frogman for submitting additional info on this sinking!

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Charles, who resided at 1214 West Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Yeoman Second Class on the U.S.S. LST-523, with the Amphibious Corps, U.S. Navy during World War II.

While operating off the Normandy beachhead, LST-523 struck an enemy mine. Forty-two of her men perished in the incident. LST 523 was damaged so severely by the mine explosion that she sank almost immediately after being hit.

Charles was declared "Missing In Action" at the Omaha Beach head, Normandy, France in this sinking.

He had served in the Navy for nine months and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 8151579

Son of Dr. William Spalding Green and Nell Putnam Green.

Husband of Teresa Marie Maguire Green.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Frogman for submitting additional info on this sinking!

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56645063
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56645063/charles-putnam-green: accessed ), memorial page for YN2c Charles Putnam Green (20 Dec 1915–19 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56645063, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .