Charles Hoyt Park was the son of  Thomas Anderson Park and Ella Pearl McMickle. He was born on 25 November 1921 in Mississippi. Brother of Pfc. Thomas E. Park who died of wounds in the South Pacific.

He Died non Battle and is buried at the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines, D, 6, 172

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 20 April 1945
Sgt. Charles H. Park, son of Mrs. Ella Pearl Park, 1607 Vance Avenue, yesterday was reported to have been killed in action somewhere in the Philippines on April 1. Sgt. Park, 23, was the second son of Mrs. Park to be reported killed in action. His brother, Pfc. Thomas E. Park, 19, was killed in action while werving with the Marine Corps in the South Pacific on Jan. 7, 1944.
Sgt. Park attended Eastdale Elementary School here and high school at Trenton, Ga. He enlisted in the army early in 1940 and had been overseas for more than two years. He was the brother of Pfc. James A. Park, who is now serving with the army at a camp in Louisiana, and of Mickey Park of 1607 Vance Avenue. His sister are Mrs. Jack Gayson of Long Beach, Calif.; Carolyn Park of Queens College, N.C.; Katie Mae Park and Mary Lou Park of 1607 Vance Avenue. His grandmother is Mrs. Lillian Silver of 1607 Vance Avenue. Sgt Park was awarded the Bronze Star for gallantry in action a short time before his death.

  • Rank: Technician Fourth Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 November 1921
  • Date of death: 1 April 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 181st Field Artillery Battalion
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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