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Frank Joseph Krosel
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1916
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 2002
Evans City
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

World War II veteran, PFC, US Army Air Corps. Frank became a long-haul truck driver after the War. He settled in Butler, PA.

Frank was a member of the 573rd Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion (1944). It appears this was a Signal Corps unit (Radar) that came ashore shortly after D-Day and was eventually attached to 9th U.S. Army. The 573rd SAW Bn would have provided front line forward air control and early warning for the Army Air Forces fighters.

The 9th U.S. Army (GEN Simpson) was on the north flank at the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge and were transferred in operational control from Army Group XII (Bradley) to Army Group XXI (Montgomery) as the battle progressed. Frank reminisced how he had "driven a truck during the War and had to turn road signs around [to their correct orientation as German infiltrators had turned them to confuse American reinforcements] during the Battle of the Bulge."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Francise Krosel (1885 - 1959)
  Ana Urek Krosel (1891 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ostronič Krosel (1918 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Urek Hrason (1909 - 1997)**
  Frank Joseph Krosel (1916 - 2002)
  Anne F. Krosel Campbell (1918 - 2000)*
  Edward Peter Krosel (1924 - 2004)*
  Josephine Jeanne Krosel Eibel (1931 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Sharpsburg (Allegheny County)
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section F
 
Created by: Jay Rarick
Record added: Sep 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42447516
Frank Joseph Krosel
Added by: Jay Rarick
 
Frank Joseph Krosel
Added by: Jay Rarick
 
Frank Joseph Krosel
Added by: Jay Rarick
 
 
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- KAREN LOVY
 Added: Apr. 25, 2013
Veteran, US Army Air Forces, World War II
- Jay Rarick
 Added: Nov. 24, 2009
 
 
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