Grave marker for Charles D.
Gallinger in the Old Marcellus Village Cemetery, Marcellus (Onondaga
county), New York.
Charles enlisted in the
Army at Syracuse, NY on 14 November 1942.
Pvt Gallinger was promoted
to the grade of Pfc on 30 November 1943.
Pfc Gallinger ws wounded
in action in France on 29 June 1944. He was listed as having been
transferred to an unknown hospital as of 27 September 1944 and did not
return to the regiment.
His military decorations
include the Purple Heart and the Bronze Arrowhead Service device for
action during Normandy, France Campaign, 6 June 1944 to 9 July 1944