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
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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  1943-Present, 7598, Missing In Action



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July / 1943
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Present
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Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Location
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Country/State
Solomon Islands
 
 
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Combat - Service Support Units
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Disbanded
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Company
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Brushert, Jack Lambert, LtCol, (1942-1950) 75 7598 Lieutenant Colonel
Parker, Charles Edward, LtCol, (1934-1943) 75 7598 Lieutenant Colonel
Brown, Fletcher Locke, Maj, (1937-1942) 75 7598 Major
Carnagey, Pierre Marceline, Maj, (1940-1943) 75 7598 Major
Hagan, Malcolm Charles, Maj, (1943-1952) 75 7598 Major
Henderson, Lofton Russell, Maj, (1926-1942) 75 7598 Major
Manthey, Arthur George, Maj, (1940-1943) 75 7598 Major
Moffatt, George, Maj, (1941-1943) 75 7598 Major
Norris, Benjamin White, Maj, (1928-1942) 75 7598 Major
Parks, Floyd Bruce, Maj, (1934-1942) 75 7598 Major
Rogers, John Francis, Maj, (1941-1944) 75 7598 Major
Sailer, Joseph, Maj, (1930-1942) 75 7598 Major
Schmitt, Edwin Marston, Maj, (1940-1943) 75 7598 Major
Scullin, Harry Vincent, Maj, (1941-1944) 75 7598 Major
Smith, James Kenneth, Maj, (1941-1944) 75 7598 Major
Tomes, Raynold George, Maj, (1940-1943) 75 7598 Major
Bartholf, John F, Capt, (1941-1945) 75 7598 Captain
Christian, Wayne Wells, Capt, (1941-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Curtin, Robert Edward, Capt, (1938-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Dabbs, Richard, Capt, (1941-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Ffoulkes, Bruce, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Fish, Doit L, Capt, (1942-1945) 75 7598 Captain
Fleming, Richard Eugene, Capt, (1939-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Garison, Foy Ray, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Gillespie, Samuel Thomas, Capt, (1942-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Hanson, Robert Murray, Capt, (1942-1944) 75 7598 Captain
Hatfield, Robert Verne, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Hathway, Alonzo Newton, Capt, (1942-1944) 75 7598 Captain
Hazlewood, Ledyard Bailey, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Hennessy, Daniel Joseph, Capt, (1936-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Lucas, William Francis, Capt, (1941-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Mailloux, Leonard H, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Marontate, William, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Marshall, Robert Woodson, Capt, (1941-1944) 75 7598 Captain
McAllister, Charles Bernard, Capt, (1940-1942) 75 7598 Captain
McArdle, Robert Henry, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
McCarthy, Francis Peter, Capt, (1939-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Narr, Joseph Lawson, Capt, (1941-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Nuwer, Eugene Anthony, Capt, (1942-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Pond, Zenneth Arthur, Capt, (1941-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Powell, Ernest Allen, Capt, (1941-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Ramsey, Billy Ray, Capt, (1942-1944) 75 7598 Captain
Roberts, Robert Theodore, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Rohrl, Joseph Karl, Capt, (1941-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Rubincam, Vernon Grant, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Ruddell, Roy Major A, Capt, (1942-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Russell, Donald H, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Rutledge, Paul S, Capt, (1941-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Ryan, Donald Gregory, Capt, (1941-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Sage, William Earle, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Seifert, Otto John, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Simonson, Sigurd Justin, Capt, (1942-1945) 75 7598 Captain
Simpson, Robert Francis, Capt, (1942-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Sparks, Theo Lee, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Spoede, Herman Henry, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Strickland, William Elijah, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Taylor, Gilford Dudley, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain
Treptow, George Arthur, Capt, (1941-1942) 75 7598 Captain
Tunnell, John Welch, Capt, (1942-1943) 75 7598 Captain

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