Airman Charles Hunter McGhee was a crew member of the aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CVA-20), cruising in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. On May 26, 1954, a launching catapult exploded killing him and 101 fellow crewmen.

  • Rank: Airman
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 June 1933
  • Date of death: 26 May 1954
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Bennington (CVA-20)
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: National Defense Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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