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Lt Charles Kleffen

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Lt Charles Kleffen

Birth
Wisconsin, USA
Death 19 Aug 1945 (aged 23–24)
China
Burial Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 72912117 View Source
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He was an honors student at Bay View High School, where he graduated in the class of 1939, and attended the University of Wisconsin.

Kleffen was the co-pilot of B-24J #42-78685, assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 492nd Bombardment Squadron. They were flying a cargo of fuel from Tezpur India over the Himalayas to Kunming China when they disappeared.

Kleffen is also memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing in the Manila American Cemetery in the Philippines.


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Liutenant. "In Memory of"

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Kleffen: Pearl, Florence, Louise, Charles, Lt. Charles, Lydia and Irvin. William & Pearl Peters.


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