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Charles T Morris

Military

Assigned to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield, Germany. Engaged in dogfight with Me109's shot down. Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44. MACR 11445.

Awards: PH.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-28411

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield, Germany. Engaged in dogfight with Me109's shot down. Pilot 1Lt Charles T Morris KIA. 23-Dec-44. MACR 11445.

Associated Place

  • Woodchurch

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hendricks County, IN, USA 26 November 1919
Lived in Indiana, USA 1941
Enlisted Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS USA 23 February 1943
Based Woodchurch 1944 – 23 December 1944

Assigned to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Bonn, Germany 23 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield, Germany. Engaged in dogfight with Me109's shot down. KIA. 23-Dec-44. MACR 11445.

Buried Röttgen, Bonn, Germany 27 December 1944

Interrred
Rottgen cemetery
Bonn

Buried Friendswood, IN 46113, USA 1948

Re-Interred
Fairfield Friends Cemetery
Friendswood
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2017 16:49:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/46699783
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https://www.fold3.com/page/84185817_charles_t%20morris/details/
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8369382

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