Charles E. Harris – Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary press report:

Charles E. Harris, 76, died September 5 1996 in Marietta, Georgia.

Colonel Harris began his military career as a member of the Florida National Guard in 1938. He served in World War II and in the European Theatre.

He started a 1951 ROTC Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts. He served in the military for over 23 years.

His decorations and awards include the Bronze Star Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.

He is survived by his daughter, Shirley; two sons, Ronald and Richard; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Burial was held Septtember 13, 1996 at the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia., with full military honors.

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