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Andrews, Charles Melvin

Charles Melvin Andrews
Groesbeck, Texas
Born November 30, 1928
First Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force
Service Number AO1910482
Killed in Action
Died May 3, 1951 in Korea
First Lieutenant Andrews was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group. On May 3, 1951, while on a combat mission, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, exploded and crashed near Sunan Airfield, Korea. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. First Lieutenant Andrews was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Date of birth

Lt. Andrews' correct DOB is 30 Nov 1929.



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