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Ponder, Charles E., Air Corps

File of Charles E. Ponder of Covington, Indiana, Staff Sergeant in the Air Corps, KIA 19 March 1944 in World War II. His papers contain correspondence regarding his death, disposition of his body, and his family's request for reburial. S/Sgt Ponder is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Covington, Fountain County, Indiana. A photo of his tombstone can be found on FindAGrave.com.

Contents:
Release of Information
Report of Death
Letter from aunt Mrs. J. C. Pinson, 29 Nov 1944
Response to aunt, 16 Dec 1944
Request for burial report, 26 Feb 1945
Response to aunt, 5 Apr 1945
Letter from mother, Pattie Ponder, 18 Aug 1945
Response to mother, 24 Sep 1945
Letter from mother, 22 Oct 1945
Response to mother, 13 Nov 1945
Letter from mother, 31 May 1946
Response to mother, 12 Jul 1946
Letter from mother, 6 Oct 1946
Response to mother, 21 Oct 1946
Request for widow's remarriage information, 21 Oct 1946
Report of Interment, 23 Oct 1946
Report of Investigation, 28 Oct 1946
Response about widow's remarriage, 5 Dec 1946
Missing Air Crew Report, 10 Dec 1946
Report of widow's remarriage, 29 Apr 1947
Request for Report of Burial, 29 Jun 1947
Letter from mother, 28 Sep 1947
Correspondence Action Sheet, 1947
Letter to mother, 3 Nov 1947
Letter from widow, Dorothy Mae Garlow, 12 Nov 1947
Marriage license and record
Interoffice Reference Sheet, 17 Nov 1947
Response to widow, 25 Nov 1947
Letter to mother, 25 Nov 1947
Letter from mother, 5 Dec 1947
Dental chart
Identification Data
Letter to mother, 5 Jan 1948
Letter to mother, 19 Jan 1948
Death certificate, May Smith Ponder
Data on Remains Not Yet Recovered or Identified, 3 Jun 1948
Report of Identification, 13 Apr 1949
Report of Proceedings, 4 May 1949
Letter to mother, 27 Sep 1949 [identification and location of Charles Ponder]
Request for Disposition of Remains, 27 Sep 1949
Authority for Shipment
Receipt of Remains, 14 Dec 1949
Request for Reimbursement, 14 Dec 1949


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