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CHAREST, Rosaire Adelard

CHAREST, Rosaire Adelard

Male 1930 - 2018  (87 years)

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  • Name CHAREST, Rosaire Adelard 
    Nickname Joe 
    Born 7 Nov 1930  Manville, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 28 Dec 1948  [1
    First Enlistment US Army Air force 8 Dec 1948 - 20 Oct 1952
    National Guard, Rhode Island 19 May 9154 - 28 Dec 1955
    US Air Force 29 Dec 1955 - 15 May 1958
    US Air Force 16 May 1958 - 15 May 1964
    US Air Force 16 May 1964 - 15 May 1968
    US Air Force 16 May 1968 - 31 Aug 1972
    US Air Force 1 Sep 1972 - 31 Jul 1973 
    • Rosaire's Service Number changed during his military career.

      28 Dec 1948 : AF 11185809
      19 May 1954 : NG 11185809
      29 Dec 1955 : AF 11185809
      16 May 1968 : FR 035-20-8096 [1]
    Died 3 Jun 2018  Woodbridge, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Jun 2018  Quantico national Cemetary, Quantico, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Plot Number:
      Section 26, Grave 480
    Person ID I11  Charest Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2020 

    Father CHAREST, Ildephonse,   b. 19 Mar 1891, Upton, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1945, Woonsocket, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother FRECHETTE, Emelie,   b. 22 Nov 1889, St. Didace, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1957, Woonsocket, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 4 Oct 1916  Joliette, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    The Charest Family, Descendants of Ildephonse and Emilie (Frenchette) Charest
    The Charest Family, Descendants of Ildephonse and Emilie (Frenchette) Charest
    A family photograph of all nine children of Ildephonse and Emilie (Frenchette) Charest. Taken during a family reunion in the early 1980s. This was the last time all nine children were together, as Margaret would pass several years later.

    From Left to right, top row:

    Rita, Noella, George, Lucille, Margaret

    Second Row:

    Clair, Joe, Armand, Theresa
    Ildephonse Charest and Emilie Frechette
    Ildephonse Charest and Emilie Frechette
    Ildephonse Charest and Emilie Frechette, unknown year taken. Possibly another photo taken on their wedding day.
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 HA, Duong Thi 
    Children 
    +1. CHAREST, Mary Theresa
     2. CHAREST, Ronnie
    Photos
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, wife Duong Thi Ha (Linda Charest), Grandson Raymond Charest.
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, wife Duong Thi Ha (Linda Charest), Grandson Raymond Charest.
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, wife Duong Thi Ha (Linda Charest), Grandson Raymond Charest. Photo taken about in the late 1980s, location Northern Virginia.
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate of Rosaire and Duong Thi Ha (Linda) Charest
    Marriage Certificate of Rosaire and Duong Thi Ha (Linda) Charest
    Rosaire and Duong Thi Ha were married at a US Air Force base in Saigon, Vietnem. Later his wife would adopt an "American" name "Linda."
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 HEDWICH, Hildegard 
    Children 
     1. CHAREST, Andreas Peter
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Rosaire Joseph Charest, 1972
    Rosaire Joseph Charest, 1972
    Rosaire Joseph Charest, taken in 1972 about the time he retired from Civil Service
    Joseph Rosaire Charest in Vietnam
    Joseph Rosaire Charest in Vietnam
    Taken on one of his tours in Vietnam with the US Air Force, probably mid 1960s
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, wife Duong Thi Ha (Linda Charest), Grandson Raymond Charest.
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, wife Duong Thi Ha (Linda Charest), Grandson Raymond Charest.
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, wife Duong Thi Ha (Linda Charest), Grandson Raymond Charest. Photo taken about in the late 1980s, location Northern Virginia.
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, Age 3
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, Age 3
    Rosaire Joeseph Charest, about age 3
    Rosaire Joseph Charest
    Rosaire Joseph Charest
    Rosaire Joseph Charest, believed to be at "Georges Variety Store," the shop operated by Louis George and Eloria (Lussaire) Charest, Manville, Rhode Island.
    The Charest Family, Descendants of Ildephonse and Emilie (Frenchette) Charest
    The Charest Family, Descendants of Ildephonse and Emilie (Frenchette) Charest
    A family photograph of all nine children of Ildephonse and Emilie (Frenchette) Charest. Taken during a family reunion in the early 1980s. This was the last time all nine children were together, as Margaret would pass several years later.

    From Left to right, top row:

    Rita, Noella, George, Lucille, Margaret

    Second Row:

    Clair, Joe, Armand, Theresa
    Theresa (Gaunt) Charest, Clifton Gaunt, Rosaire Joseph Charest
    Theresa (Gaunt) Charest, Clifton Gaunt, Rosaire Joseph Charest
    Theresa Charest with her third husband Clifton Gaunt, and Rosaire Joseph Charest

    Documents
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1952
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1952
    Rosaire Charest enlisted in the US Army Air Force 28 December 1948. This DD-214 was issued upon Rosaire's discharge in 1952.
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 Issued 1958
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 Issued 1958
    Rosaire Charest enlisted in the US Army Air Force 28 December 1948. Apparently, in that era a DD-214 (Record of Military Service) was issued upon an enlisted member's re-enlistment. This DD-214 was issued upon Rosaire's second re-enlistment.
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1964
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1964
    Rosaire Charest enlisted in the US Army Air Force 28 December 1948. Apparently, in that era a DD-214 (Record of Military Service) was issued upon an enlisted member's re-enlistment. This DD-214 was issued upon Rosaire's third re-enlistment.
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1968
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1968
    Rosaire Charest enlisted in the US Army Air Force 28 December 1948. Apparently, in that era a DD-214 (Record of Military Service) was issued upon an enlisted member's re-enlistment. This DD-214 was issued upon Rosaire's fourth re-enlistment.
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1972
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1972
    This appears to be a DD-214 Record of Military Service issued to Rosaire Charest upon discharge from active military service. Rosaire Charest enlisted in the US Army Air Force 28 December 1948.
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1973
    Rosaire Charest's DD-214 issued 1973
    Rosaire Charest enlisted in the US Army Air Force 28 December 1948. This is his final discharge DD-214 Record of Military service, awarded on date of retirement from active duty 31 July 1973.
    Rosaire Charest's Record of National Guard Service
    Rosaire Charest's Record of National Guard Service
    Rosaire Charest enlisted in the US Army Air Force 28 December 1948. He separated from active service 20 October 1952 and joined the Rhode Island National Guard. This is his record of National Guard srvice.
    Rosaire Charest's Order of Retirement from active military service
    Rosaire Charest's Order of Retirement from active military service
    Rosaire Charest's Order of Retirement from active military service, upon completing 22 years, 11 months, 29 days of honorable miiltary service in the US Air Force. Dated 9 March 1973
    Rosaire Charest's Security Questionnaire (Military )
    Rosaire Charest's Security Questionnaire (Military )
    Dated 16 March 1956, this questionnaire includes detailed information on Rosaire's family up to that time. This document is source genealogical data.
    Rosaire Charest's Security Questionnaire (Industrial)
    Rosaire Charest's Security Questionnaire (Industrial)
    Rosaire Charest's Security Questionnaire (Industrial), dated 6 September 1973. Appears to be filled out upon application for a commercial job after military retirement. This is another source reference for genealogical information
    Rosaire Charest's Burial Plot
    Rosaire Charest's Burial Plot
    Map of Quantico National Cemetery showing the burial plot for Rosaire Charest. Rosaire was buried with full military honors rendered by an Air Force honor guard. His flag was given to his Widow, Duong Thi HA (Linda Charest)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Security Questionnaire, US Military Document, 2 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [MAP OF CEMETARY] (Reliability: 1).