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Charles Madison Lee

Graduating Class of 1943
Served in World War II

First Lieutenant
Charles Madison Lee

357th Fighter Squadron
355th Fighter Group


Richland Center, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial

Richland Center Cemetery, Richland Center, WI

More About First Lieutenant Lee

First Lieutenant Charles Madison Lee enlisted May 15, 1942. He was serving as wing leader on his 59th Mission when he was killed during active duty. He and his wingmates had the assignment to strafe and disable or destroy German supply trains. First Lieutenant Lee was awarded the Air Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and, ultimately, the Purple Heart. He was killed in Etrepy, France, near the St. Dizier trainyards.