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Charles Clarke Mish




  • Robert Shaft

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group

Units served with


Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Laon/Athies

    Military site : airfield

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Born Perth-Amboy, New Jersey 22 June 1918
Lived in Braddock, PA 16 October 1940

Worked for Carnegie Steel

First 416th BG Combat Mission Beaumont-le-Roger, France 24 May 1944
Wounded In Action South Coast of England 6 June 1944

General Orders No. 106, 16 June 1944, Purple Heart is awarded to: 668th Bombardment Squadron (L), Charles C. Mish, O-753399, Second Lieutenant, Air Corps, United States Army. For wounds received as a result of enemy action, while serving as Pilot of an A-20 airplane on a combat operational mission on 6 June 1944. Entered military service at Lawrenceville, Virginia.

Final 416th BG Combat Mission Husten, Germany 13 May 1945

Flew 67 combat missions

Died San Antonio, Texas 16 September 2003
Buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery 19 September 2003

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Section 11 Site 465


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