Charles R. Braun
Fireman, First Class Charles R. Braun
02237549
United States Navy
Entered the Service from: New York
Died: June 5, 1943

Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii


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.


Sources:

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