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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Enwall

Birthplace: Denver, CO, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: U.S. Army Air Forces (1941 - 1947)

Date of Birth: 18 April 1919

Date of Death: 21 March 1971

Rank: Technical Sergeant

Years Served:
Charles Enwall

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Charles Enwall
Technical Sergeant, U. S. Army Air Forces
World War II

Charles Enwall was born on 18 April 1919, the son of Charles Leroy and Harriet "Hattie" (Magner) Enwall of Denver, CO. Charles had 10 brothers and sisters: Hazel Faye, Osa Mae, Franklin Leroy, Ivan Edward, Louis Emerson, Edson Woodrow, Lester Lloyd, Gilbert Dale, Betty Marie, and, Shirley Lee.

He was a graduate of Ovid High School in Ovid, CO.

He married Charlotte Harrington Lewis on 29 June 1945, in Denver. They had no children together but she had one child, Willard.

Military Service

Charles enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Forces at Denver. During World War II, he served in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations with the 319th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Group. As a Technical Sergeant, from 28 January 1943 to 1 February 1945, he was the NCOIC of all the airplane parts and equipment of his squadron.

During this period, he was involved with many moves in Africa and Italy, as well as a complete change over in parts to two (2) different types of fighter aircraft. His professional skills, leadership, resourcefulness and devotion to duty under the most difficult field conditions were vital factors in the squadron's superlative maintenance record. For this he was awarded the Bronze Star. Charles served in the Army Air Forces for four years.

Medals and Awards

Bronze Star Medal
Good Conduct Medal
American Defense Ribbon
European-African-Middle East Campaign Ribbon with 5 Campaign Stars

Distinguished Unit Badge with 1 Cluster

Death and Burial

Technical Sergeant Charles Enwall died on 21 March 1971. He is buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, CO, in Plot S, 0, 511.


Honoree ID: 2136   Created by: MHOH




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