|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1944, Germany|
Frank served as a Flight Officer & Navigator on B-17 (#43-37533), 511th Bomber Squadron, 351st Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.
Frank was "Killed In Action" when his B-17 was hit by enemy flak over Berlin, Germany and crashed ner Treuenbrietzen, Germany southwest of Berlin during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.
Service # T-124849
Airmen who perished on B-17 (#43-37533):
Booth, Frank E ~ FO, Navigator, New York
Prokop, Edward J ~ Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, New York
Strange, Wilson R ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, Michigan
Airmen who became POW's from B-17 (#43-37533):
Barlow, Kenneth F ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, New York
Killoran, Donald B ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, New York
Morell, Ross J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Pennsylvania
Pappas, George J ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Texas
Smith, Otis G ~ FO, Bombardier, Florida
Zeigler, Lionel S ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, Illinois
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Place of Burial being researched
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 14, 2012
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