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Charles T Moore

Military

Lt. Charles T. Moore was a B-24 command pilot of the B-24, Celhopdos. He was Killed in Action (KIA), while temporarily assigned to the 9th Air Force on a flight out of Gambia, Libya, to his target at Naples, Italy, in the B-24D, 41-23675, Celhalopdos. The plane went down over Naples, Italy. 15 February 1943. MACR 16372

Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), PH

Service

People

  • Robert Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    In early 1943, Lt. Robert L. Brown was a B-24 bomber copilot on a temporary duty assignment with the 8th Air Force, based in the U.K., temporarily detached (TDY) to the 9th Air Force in North Africa. ...

  • James Coffelt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. Awards: AM (3OLC), PH

  • Clifton Dennis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Maurice Lofgren

    Military | Captain | B-24 Command Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Captain Maurice Arvid Lofgren - B-24 Command Pilot ...

  • Benjamin Luglio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), PH, EAME.

  • John Paschal

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Harry Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy.

  • Walter Smith

    Military | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Augustus Thompson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | B-24 Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    TSgt. Augustus B. Thompson was a B-24 Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner assigned to the B-24D, Celhalopdos, 41-23675, in the 330th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, as part of the 8th Air Force, USAAF. He was Killed in Action (KIA) with his pilot Lt....

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Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-23675, named, Celhalopdos, flown by Lt. Charles. T. Moore, was in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 330th Bomb Squadron. The Aircraft was lost on a mission over Naples, Italy. 10 KIA. 15 Feb 1943. MACR 16372

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oklahoma 1920

Son of Frank T and Eva J Moore

Enlisted Oklahoma City, OK 14 July 1941

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Killed in action Naples, Italy 15 February 1943

Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. Killed in Action (KIA)

Buried North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial 1946

Tablets of the Missing
North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial
Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia

Buried Enid Cemetery Enid, Garfield County, OK 1948

Memorialised
Enid Cemetery
Enid,
Garfield County, Oklahoma

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2021 10:31:45 Kickapoo Changes to biography
Sources

Best Web - B-24 - Celhalopdos

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2021 10:28:58 Kickapoo Changes to nickname, role and biography
Sources

Best Web - B-24 - Celhopdos

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2021 11:44:14 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, person associations and unit associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/310952939
https://www.fold3.com/record/84768779/charles-t-moore-wwii-army-enlistme...
https://www.fold3.com/record/529886320/charles-t-moore-american-battle-m...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56249136/charles-t-moore
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84880853/charles-t.-moore

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey, p.76 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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