Florida Fallen Stories

Photo courtesy of Mark Krancer

Charles Henry Thompson

Boy 1st class. Enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard at Key West, Florida, on April 28, 1917. Residence: 418 White Street, Key West. Born February 18, 1899, one of eleven children of John Thompson (1853-1911), a sponge diver and native Bahamian, and Mary Bell (1859-1958). (USGC Service Card; Veterans Administration Master Index)



Charles Henry Thompson was on board the USCGC Tampa. To read about the Tampa, please click here.