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SERV_NO: O-005376
LNAME: MAY
FNAME: CHARLES
MNAME: WILLIAM
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: COL
LOSS_DATE: 12/21/1951
Status per Govt: KIA
Should be Status: KIA
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Hit by AAA, crashed near Chorwon
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD: Richard Still tried to rescue passenger May when canopy failed to open; believes May went down with plane S of Sunchon Pilot, Thrash, doubts that May got out of plane
COMMENT1: ? 1st or 90th AAA, why onboard? Chinese claimed he died & NK buried him.
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: LANSING
STATE: MI
BIRTH_DATE: 7/18/1915
NICKNAME:  
RACE:  
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CASE: A398
KWALD_COMMENT: CO of the 90th AAA Gun Battali
CREW_STATUS: LTC Charles W. May, USMC, KIA/BNR, Co of the 90th AAA Gun Btn, did not egress acft, LTC William G. Thrash, USMC, 1LT Richard L. Still, USMC, RMC Big Switch
SERVICE: USMC
DIV_or_GRP: 1 MDIV
RGT_or_WNG: HEDRON 1
BN_or_SQ: 1 AAAGUN BN (90 AAA?
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VEHICLE: TBM-3R
VEH_ID: 85647
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MIA_CAP: 1
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WITH: HEDRON 1
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UTM_Coord: BU604702
KWALD: 3257
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Birth_YR: 1915
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