Charles B. Gum, Jr.

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NAME:
Charles Bush Gum, Jr.
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
452371
HOME OF RECORD:
Downey, CA
(raised Pawnee County, KS)
NEXT OF KIN:
Wife, Mrs. Anita Ludwig Gum
DATE OF BIRTH:
1/24/1920
SERVICE DATES:
9/15/1942 – 11/1/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
8/26/2002
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur D/1/24 504 PFC  
Saipan B/1/24 504 PFC SICK
Tinian B/1/24 504 PFC WIA
Iwo Jima B/1/24 604 Corporal WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart with Gold Star
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Corporal

Biography coming soon.

A near miss ended Corporal Gum's combat career. Roster of patients, USS Munda, March 1945.
A near miss ended Corporal Gum’s combat career. Roster of patients, USS Munda, March 1945.

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