This information is contributed by Charlene Payne Issak
My father, Charlie Parks Payne born 2/14/1922 in Alexander County, North Carolina,died 11/19/2005 was in the United States Navy Seabees - 37th U.S.Navy Construction Battalion. His naval duties began October 4, 1942 and he was discharged "honorably" on the 20th day of December 1945. His military file number was 656 77 03. His navy service was spent in the south pacific. Bougainville, Green Island, Ondonga,and Guadalcanal.
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