Charles Folsom

Canadian Air Force

7/21/17 – 1/13/2003

Charles Folsom was born and died in Hopkinsville, KY. He served in the 415th Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force from 12/9/41 until 5/6/45. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross for “Numerous missions over the North Sea and off the Dutch Coast. On one occasion he destroyed 2 enemy E-boats despite intense anti-aircraft fire. He also flew in many sorties in close support of the 14th Army in Burma operations over jungle and mountainous terrain.”