PFC Charles R. Endres Jr. was born 23 Apr 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Charles R. and Alvinia M. (Buse) Endres. His father was a teamster. His father reported an income of $1430 for 1939.
When drafted in February of 1943, Charles had completed 3 years of high school and was working as a shipping clerk. Completing his army training, Charles was sent overseas and sent from the replacement depot to E Company 116th Infantry on 24 Oct 1944. He was killed in action a month later on 24 Nov 1944.
PFC Endres was repatriated and is buried in Greenmount Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.