Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BAIRD, CHARLES LEE

Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Henryetta, Okmulgee County. Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Baird, Parents, Henryetta. Born December 1, 1921. Enlisted June 23, 1941. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously. Graduated Henryetta High' School in 1939. Member of First Baptist Church, Henryetta. Received wings and commissioned at Hondo, Texas. Served as Navigator on bomber (B-17). Died February 28, 1944, in action in France.

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