Adair County

Pfc. Charles McNary


Iowa Honor Roll

These Iowans have given their lives for their country. Each man pictured here has been killed in combat or has died in a prison camp. This group includes the five Sullivan brothers of Waterloo, who went down with the Juneau. The fourth line under each picture indicates the area in which the man last served. Further Honor Roll photographs will be carried here later.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, February 27, 1944 (photos included)

Charles E. McNary was born Mar. 13, 1919 to Robert W. and Lenna M. McNary. He died Dec. 8, 1941 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Pvt. McNary served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps Headquarters Squadron, 19th Bomber Group, Heavy and was KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.