Name: Charles Rubin

Military Service Number: 12037237/O-791338

Neighborhood: Manhattan

DOB: July 15, 1920

Dates at Queens College: 1938 - 1941


Date of Induction to Military: December 17, 1941

Military Service Branch: US Army Air Forces

Rank: First Lieutenant

Unit: 335th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomber Group (Heavy)

Fate: FOD - June 13, 1943

Awards and Medals:

World War II Honorable Service Lapel

World War II Victory Medal

American Defense Medal

Air Medal

Purple Heart

European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Medal

Where Deployed:

Where Deceased:

Buried In: Memorialized Cambridge American Cemetery, England


Charles Rubin was a first lieutenant in the United States Air Force and was assigned to the 335th Bomber Squadron in the 95th Bomber Group (heavy). On 13 June 1943, the 95th Bomber Group made a run on Kiel, Germany because of its proximity to the ocean. He was killed in action during this mission. His memorial can be found at the Tablets of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery in Cambridge, England.


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