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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First Lieutenant


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State of Birth
New Mexico
New Mexico
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Sgt Ryan Mahana (Alcatraz) to remember Marine 1stLt Charles Casper Winnia, Jr..

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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.

Body Not Recovered
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  1941-1942, 0100, MCRD, San Diego, CA

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English, Lowell Edward, MGen, (1938-1969) 3 0302 First Lieutenant
Allen, Randolph, PFC, (1942-1943) 3 0311 Private
Ireland, Albert, SSgt, (1941-1953) OF 521 Private
Kelsey, Jack Harrol, Cpl, (1942-1946) OF 521 Private
McDowell, Wilbert Calvin, Sgt, (1942-1946) 521 Private
Paull, William T., Capt, (1942-1955) 521 Private
Slivkoff, John, PFC, (1942-1943) 3 0300 Private
Smith, Raymond Arson, PFC, (1942-1944) OF Private
Williams, J.B., FM1, (1942-1945) 99 9900 Private
Thomas, Nolan Dolphus, PltSgt, (1941-1946) 0911 Sergeant
Aeby, Jake Winton, Sgt, (1942-1944) 0933 Private 1st Class
Klatt, George Staat, PltSgt, (1929-1942) 0 Sergeant
Hagans, Harold, Capt, (1942-1954) Private 1st Class
Allen, Joseph, MSgt, (1941-1961) Private
Bancroft, Arthur Richard, 1stLt, (1941-1950) Private
Bauer, Henry, SSgt, (1942-1946) Private
Beck, Noble, Col, (1942-1974) Private
Brazee, Glen, PFC, (1941-1945) Private
Coates, Charles, Cpl, (1942-1945) Private
Duram, Anthony, Cpl, (1942-1951) Private
Harner, Donald J, Sgt, (1942-1945) Private
Lewallen, Rolan, Pvt, (1942-1942) Private
Ostrowski, Wallace, Sgt, (1942-1945) Private
Stockholm, Lee Carl, Sgt, (1942-1951) Private
Totten, John, Sgt, (1942-1945) Private
Winters, Don Keith, Sgt, (1942-1943) Private
Zatelli, Archie, Pvt, (1942-1945) Private
Zatelli, Joseph, PFC, (1942-1946) Private
Zerba, Frank, SSgt, (1941-1945) Private
Douthit, Milford M, PFC, (1941-1944) Private 1st Class
Bindner, Walter, TSgt, (1942-1945) Private
Campbell, Edwin R, Cpl, (1942-1944) Private
Custer, Calvin, Cpl, (1942-1945) Private
Kuld, Kenneth Vermund, PFC, (1942-1944) Private
Thompson, Franklyn, PFC, (1942-1944) Private
6th Recruit Training Bn

Maison, Frank, Sgt, (1942-1944) OF Private 1st Class
Bushell, John W, PFC, (1942-1944) OF 521 Private
Carter, Jack A, PFC, (1942-1944) OF 521 Private
Cohen, Gordon, PFC, (1942-1944) 99 9900 Private
Feltmeier, William C, PFC, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
Freund, Albert F, PFC, (1942-1944) OF Private
Hinch, Ewell L, PFC, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
Hoffman, John W, PFC, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
Johnson, Andrew D, PFC, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
Johnson, Marty J, PFC, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
Kaddatz, Wilbert Arthur, PFC, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
McCall, Quentin W, Cpl, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
McCurtain, James B, PFC, (1942-1944) OF 521 Private
Powers, John, Cpl, (1942-1946) OF Private
Richmond, William E, PFC, (1942-1944) OF 521 Private
Ricketts, John A, Pvt, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
Ringer, Carl Jackson, PFC, (1942-1944) Private
Rodrigues, August J, Pvt, (1942-1943) OF Private
Schultz, Kenneth A, PFC, (1942-1944) OF 521 Private
Sherrill, Billy W, Cpl, (1941-1946) OF 521 Private
Shuemate, James T, Pvt, (1942-1943) OF 521 Private
Thurber, Lester Lincoln, PFC, (1942-1944) OF Private

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