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Charles Edward Labno

Military

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois 27 October 1921
Lived in Chicago, Illinois 1942

2634 W. 15th Place, Chicago, Ill.

Died Grandcamp, Normandy, France 24 June 1944

Flying with the 506th on the 22nd, Lieut. Charles E. Labno suddenly called that his engine was quitting and he was bailing out. But he never got out. His plane dove straight into the ground near Grandcamp on Omaha Beach; sad news announcing his death was swiftly forwarded to the Group by ground units in the vicinity.
He was on his 9th combat mission.

Buried Justice, Illinois 2 June 1948

Resurrection Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleums
Justice, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 May 2019 00:55:11 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.winkton.net/Leap%20Off/LeapOffPdf3.pdf

Date Contributor Update
01 May 2019 00:54:12 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, awards and events
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2545&h=187631&t...
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2375/40050_1220705228_0393-00569?pi...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/126629515/charles-e_-labno

Date Contributor Update
21 December 2015 15:04:29 Lucyd Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, events and unit associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Labno&GSfn=Charles...

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