Charles Anderson Hunton Jr

Military

Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Euskirchen hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany Killed in Action (KIA) 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056.

Awards: DFC, AM (11OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: A-20 Havoc
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 642nd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Mississippi County, AR, USA 20 January 1942

Died

Liblar, 50374 Erftstadt, Germany 2 February 1945 Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Euskirchen hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany Killed in Action (KIA) 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056.

Born

Arkansas, USA Son of Charles A and Gertrude H [Hiett] Hunton.
Mississippi County, AR, USA

Based

Little Walden 2 February 1945 Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF.

Buried