671st BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

S/Sgt. Charles R. Henshaw

Airplane Armorer-Gunner,  32452886

Killed In Action - Apr 10, 1944

671st Bombardment Squadron (L)

WWII-Medal

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  Born: 1913, New Jersey

Entered Military Service: Date: 28-Jul-1942 At: Newark, NJ From: Warren County, New Jersey
NARA Enlistment Record: Enlisted Serial # 32452886

Missing: Memorial at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Tablets of the Missing

On-line Memorials:
National World War II Registry     Overseas American Cemeteries
American Battle Monuments Commission
Find-A-Grave (1)     Find-A-Grave (2)





Notes:
A/C Last contacted by Radio. Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft.

Description:
Two crews were lost due to Enemy Action. 1st Lt. William E. Cramsie and his two gunners, S/Sgt. Charles R. Henshaw and S/Sgt. Jack (NMI) Steward, were last heard from calling for a bearing while out over the English Channel. Lt. Raines, Lt. Cramsie, and their crews have been listed as "Missing in Action".
(416th BG History 1944)

See also MACR 3747 and Mission # 10




Photos and Documents
1920 US Census
1920 US Census
1930 US Census
1940 US Census
Thursday, May 11, 1944, Jersey Journal (Jersey City, New Jersey), Page 12
Headstone Memorial
Tablet Of The Missing
WW II Army and Army Air Force Casualty List
National World War II Memorial Registry
National World War II Memorial Registry
 
 
 
 


Source information can be viewed at WWII Military Service Fatalities Sources

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