Charles F. Sellars was born on March 23, 1922. He was the son of Anna L. Sellars. A graduate of Central Square High School, Sgt Sellars enlisted in the Air Forces on September 21, 1942. He was sent overseas on February 14, 1943.
Charles served in the 780th Bomber Squadron, 465th Bomber Group, as a Staff Sergeant and Top Turret on the B-24 "Sugar Baby" #42-52498 during World War II.
On August 3, 1944, his crew took off from Pantanella, Italy, on a bombing mission over Friedrichshafen, Germany. On their return, they were attacked and shot down by German aircraft. His aircraft crashed at Ehrwald, Tyrol, Austria. He is commemorated on a plaque in Ehrwald, but his place of crash inscribed is at Brendlkar.
SSgt Sellars is now buried in the Hillside Memorial Cemetery and Park, Central Square, Oswego County, New York, USA.
Source of information: www.findagrave.com, www.tracesofwar.com