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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Beals

Birthplace: Union City, IN, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Elbert

Date of Birth: 27 September 1949

Date of Death: 08 July 1971 (Presumed)

Rank: Specialist 4

Years Served:
Charles Elbert Beals

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Charles Elbert Beals

Specialist Four, U.S. Army

Charles Elbert Beals was born on 27 September 1949 in Union City, IN.

On 7 July 1970, Specialist Charles Elbert Beals was serving with D Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, in Thua Thien Province in South Vietnam.

On that day, he was listed as Missing in Action. His status was changed on 8 July 1971 to Died While Missing. His body was not recovered.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Charles E Beals is located on Panel 03W Line 103 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Honoree ID: 3424   Created by: MHOH




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