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Charles Sullivan


Date and Place of Birth: September 9, 1922 Missoula, MT
Date and Place of Death:    April 9, 1945 Okinawa
Baseball Experience: Amateur
Position: Pitcher
Rank: Private First Class
Military Unit: 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division US Army
Area Served: Pacific Theater of Operations

Charles L. Sullivan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Sullivan, was born on September 9, 1922, in Missoula, Montana. He was prominent in athletics at Missoula County High School and pitched for Missoula’s state championship American Legion baseball team in 1938.

Sullivan entered military service in 1943 and served as a Private First Class with the 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division in the Pacific Theater. He was killed in action at Okinawa on April 9, 1945 and is buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, California.

Spokesman-Review, May 6, 1945

Date Added: May 9, 2013

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