Charles Allen Turner


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Cadet Second Lieutenant, Company G, Second Battalion, First Regiment; Rifle Team; York County Club; Flying Cadets

Fort Mill, SC

He was survived by his wife, the former Jean Ann Nelson of Owantona, Minnesota; his parents, Mr. and Mrs Claude D. Turner of Fort Mill and Columbia; a brother Ensign Neely E. Turner, USNR; and a sister, Miss Elsie Turner of Augusta.

Navy, Lieutenant

Patrol Bomb Squadron 208

Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal

Jan 14, 1920

Jul 28, 1945

KIA in Okinawa, Pacific Theater

Beaufort National Cemetery, Sec 45, Site 240


Additional Information

Flew patrol missions in both Atlantic and Pacific Theaters of operations.

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Extra Documents

Vignette in The Echo written by Kelly Durham – From Start to Finish