Charles Kenneth Follett - 2nd Lieutenant

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Birth: Oct 27, 1915
Date Of Death: Aug 8, 1944
War / Conflict: WWII
Hometown: Afton, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall
Service Branch: Army
Service Ribbons Awarded:
  • Purple Heart
  • America Campaign Medal
  • European-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal
  • WWII Victory Medal


Charles K. Follett of Afton, IA was born to Ray Wensel and Sara Jane Follett. Charles attended ISU for the Fall Semester of 1935. Lt. Follett served in World War II with the 106th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron and was KIA in the European area. He is buried in Brittany American Cemetery, Saint James, France. Charles had four siblings, Maxwell, Mary, Darrell, and Virginia.