Winnia, Charles Casper, Jr., 1stLt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Primary Unit
1943-Present, 7598, Missing In Action
Service Years
1941 - 1943
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Golden Dragon Certificate
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First Lieutenant

 
 

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State of Birth
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1919
 
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VMF-213 was formed July 1, 1942 at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, Hawaii. The squadron left MCAS Ewa on February 21, 1943 and arrived at Espiritu Santo on March 1, 1943. They received their first F4U Corsairs while at Espiritu on March 11, 1943 and after a brief stint training they moved to Guadalcanal in April 1943. On June 17, 1943, VMF-213 relieved VMF-124 in the Russell Islands. While in the Solomons, VMF-213 participated in actions against New Georgia and Kahali and flew throughout the Solomon Islands until December 1943.

Lt. Winnia was a F4U-1 Corsair pilot for USMC VMF-213 Guadalcanal in 1943. The plane took off from Henderson Field on an escort mission for B-24s bombing Kahili Airfield and was lost in a dog fight over Kahili on July 18, 1943.

WINNIA, Charles C, 1STLT, O-014324, USMC, from California, location Solomon Islands, date of loss July 18, 1943 + WINNIA, Charles C, First Lieutenant, O-014324, USMC, from California, 1946, Manila American Cemetery + WINNIA, Charles Casper, 14324, POW&MPDet, HQUSMC, Washington DC, January 10, 1946, missing-killed in action + WINNIA, Charles Casper, 1st Lieutenant, USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Stella B. Winnia, 2618 Hillegass Ave., Berkeley, Calif

1stLt Charles Casper Winnia, pilot, was declared Missing in Action on 18 Jul 1943.

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  1941-1942, 0100, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA



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May / 1941
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MCB San Diego
Country/State
California
 
 
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MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
Type
Training Commands
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Marine Corps Bases Pacific
Strength
Platoon
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Parsons, Thomas Richard, PFC, (1940-1942) 3 0300 Private
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