Charles W. Cole

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NAME
Charles Warren Cole
NICKNAME
MCSN
269595
HOME OF RECORD
Arlington, WA
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. Ezra Cole
DATE OF BIRTH
March 5, 1920
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
January 3, 1939
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
Gun Captain
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Sergeant Cole was last known to be aboard the USS Arizona before the ship exploded and sank at Pearl Harbor.
He was declared killed in action on this date.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Sergeant
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, WA
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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One thought on “Charles W. Cole

  1. Comment received from L. B. Huffman
    December 7, 2013

    Sergeant Charles Warren Cole was honored today in a service at USS Arizona Memorial in Atchison, KS at the annual recognition of those lost Dec. 7, 1941 conducted by retired Navy Officers. A piece of the USS Arizona is in a permanent monument in Atchison.

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