|Charles R. Braun|
Fireman, First Class Charles R. Braun
United States Navy
Entered the Service from: New York
Died: June 5, 1943
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Officially reported to be MISSING IN ACTION as of June 4, 1942, having been a member of the crew and serving aboard the USS YORKTOWN when that vessel was lost in the Battle of Midway. In compliance with Section 5 of Public Law 490, as amended, death is presumed to have occurred on the 5th day of June 1943, in accordance with the finding of the Secretary of the Navy.
A.C. Jacobs [signed]
The Head of the Casualties and Allotments Section, Welfare Division
He was posthumously awarded the American Defense Service Medal and World War II Victory Medal.
A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave
Belleville, New Jersey
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