Charles E. Fairman, Jr.

Date of Birth:  1921


Place of Birth:  Kansas


Father and Mother’s Names:  Charles E. Fairman, Sr. and Mary M. Fairman


Date Entered Service:  May 26, 1941


Service Branch:   Army


Service Number:  0414062


Rank:  First Lieutenant


Division/Company/Unit info:  3rd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment.


Riley Connection:  1940 U.S. Census shows the Fairman family as living at 1020 Bertrand St.  Charles graduated from Manhattan High School and was a letterman football player at both MHS and K-State.


Date of Death (and Age):  July 10, 1943 (age 22)


Place of Death:  TBD

Grave Location:  Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan, Kansas.


Bio:  Charles attended Manhattan High School, where he lettered in football. He went on to attend Kansas State College, graduating in 1941. He majored in physical education and was also a letterman and part of the starting line-up of KSC’s football team.



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