Charles Fletcher

charles_fletcher_01Charles Fletcher is a World War II Veteran (117th Infantry) who went missing from Glassboro, New Jersey on May 1, 1975.  Charles is a Purple Heart recipient from injuries sustained in combat in World War II.  He has metal plates in his head and arm and suffers from periods of disorientation.  Charles Fletcher was 54  years old at the time he disappeared in 1975 and was living with a friend in Glassboro, New Jersey.  Charles Fletcher told his friends that he was leaving the home in Glassboro and headed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The family of Charles Fletcher said that his periods of disorientation would often cause him to go missing for a few weeks or a few months, but he would always return to the family’s home in Philadelphia or the home he stayed at with friends in New Jersey.

The last time anyone heard from Charles Fletcher was on Mother Day in 1975 (May 26, 1975) when he called his Mother to wish her well and promised to see her soon.

Charles Fletcher is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.  Charles has short brown hair, a mustache and brown eyes. Charles Fletcher has a scar over his right eye and may show signs of scars on his scalp. Charles has a steel plate inserted in his scalp as a result of an injury sustained during World War II.

If you have information about the whereabouts of Charles Fletcher, contact the Philadelphia Police Department, Officer Robert Rajchel, at 215-685-3257/3258 reference case # 2011-22-084555 (NamUs MP# 13258)


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