|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 1944, Italy|
Frank was the son of Byron Levette Stear and Florence Annette Mathis.
Frank served in the 757th Bomber Squadron, Army Air Corps. He was officially declared dead on 2 Aug 1945 after having gone missing in action near Florence, Italy.
Frank married Kathryn Arlis Beauboeuf. After Frank's death, she married Robert F. Beardshaw.
There are three markers in Frank's memory:
(1) here with his name on the memorial panel at the Florence American Cemetery;
(2) a tombstone erected in his memory by the Stear family at the Orange Grove Cemetery, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA - Find A Grave memorial #59836696; and
(3) a military marker placed at the request of his widow at the Dark-Neal Cemetery, Boyce, Rapides Parish, LA - Find A Grave memorial #90466371
STEAR FRANK N * 2 LT * 757 BOMB SQ 459 BOMB GP(H) * LOUISIANA
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Provincia di Firenze
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: Margaret Sopp
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56366811