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2Lt Frank Neal Stear
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1922
Lake Charles
Calcasieu Parish
Louisiana, USA
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
 
 
Inscription:
STEAR FRANK N * 2 LT * 757 BOMB SQ 459 BOMB GP(H) * LOUISIANA
 
Burial:
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Florence
Provincia di Firenze
Toscana, Italy
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Margaret Sopp
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56366811
2Lt Frank Neal Stear
Added by: Nelda Luce Blair
 
2Lt Frank Neal Stear
Added by: Nelda Luce Blair
 
2Lt Frank Neal Stear
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Added by: Harvey Wolchan
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 27, 2014
Awarded Soldiers Medal
- John "Jack" Richter
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014

- John "Jack" Richter
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014
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