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1Lt Charles Martin Adams

1Lt Charles Martin Adams

Birth
Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Death 17 Sep 1944 (aged 25)
Arunachal Pradesh, India
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56786537 · View Source
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Charles served as a First Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on C-46A #42-61067, 1328th Army Air Force Base Unit, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Camden County, New Jersey prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on August 5, 1942 at Moody Field, Valdosta, Georgia. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as an Industry Clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

C-46A #42-61067 took off from Chanyi, China on a flight to Misamari, India. They crashed near Kayi Ligok, India possibly due to continuous rain, thunderstorms, overcast, and icing between 16,000 ft. and 20,000 ft. The entire crew was lost on this flight.

In 2009 this crash site was found. There were, however, no remains recovered.

Charles was declared "Missing In Action" in this crash during the war.

Service # O-500355

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Airmen who perished on C-46A #42-61067:

Adams, Charles M ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, NJ
Rajnic, Andrew E ~ Pvt, Radio Operator, PA
Tinsley, Robert W ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, PA

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56786537
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Charles Martin Adams (17 Jul 1919–17 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56786537, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .