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  F4U-1A Corsair Bureau Number 57897 Number 9
USS Shangri-La CV-38

Pilot  Lt(jg) Charles Wilburn Scott Hulland, O-305953 (MIA / KIA) IL
MIA  April 23, 1945

AIrcraft History
Built by Vought. Assigned to the US Navy to USS Shangri-La CV-38 to VBF-85. The aircraft number was 9. The engine number was HP204219 and the propeller was 48634.

Mission History
Last reported position was about Lat 19.29N Long 135.44.

Officially declared dead on April 25, 1946. Memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.

Jill Hart-Bertulis (niece)
"I hope I may hear from someone who knew him."

Thanks to Jill Hart-Bertulis for historical details.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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