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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

Charles Hartman Edwards

Charles Hartman Edwards (1923-1945)

MC Class: ex-1945

Years at MC: 1941-1943 (Freshman and Sophomore)

Hometown: Rochester, PA

Life at MC: Football team, Nature Club

Military Branch: US Army Air Forces

Military Unit: 857th Bomber Squadron, 492nd Bomber Group (Heavy)

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Medals Awarded: None Known

Date Missing: N/A

Date of Death: 6 Feb 1945

Location of Death: Near Lyon, France

Circumstances of Death: Training flight crashed near Lyon, France

Burial/Memorial Information: Plot C, Row 2, Grave 6, Rhone American Cemetery and Memoria, Draguignan, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France ( and

Additional Information: burial entry includes additional information and photographs.

Additional Images:

1942 Football Team Tackles (Edwards is second from left)