LT. CHARLES A. GOURS
35TH FIGHTER SQUADRON, 8TH FIGHTER GROUP

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Subject:    Information on downed pilot
Date:             Sat, 25 Nov 2000 15:29:58 -0500
From:           "Ronald J. Yamka" <ron21juliet@hotmail.com>

Looking for information on USAAF 1st Lt. Charles A. Gours,  35th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Group crashed on 28 April 44 @ Nadzab, New Guinea. Especially looking for home city, relatives, etc. My father assisted with rescue at crash sight.

Ronald J. Yamka.

NOTE:- Charles Gours' hometown is listed as Delaware County, Pennsylvania.  

 

INFORMATION FROM THE
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION

Charles A. Gours, Jr.

First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces

0-797820

35th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Group

Entered the Service from: Pennsylvania
Died: April 30, 1944
Buried at: Plot D Row 12 Grave 100
Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines

 

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