|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1944, Germany|
Franklin was born Dec 29, 1919, in Lawton, Woodburry, Iowa.
He enlisted in the air corps.
In 1943, he arrived in England to join the 401st BG.
During his seventh and last mission, Jan 29, 1944, Target: Frankfurt, the plane was damaged by flak.
On the return flight the plane was hit by 12 German fighters.
Unfortunately, Franklin was killed.
He was awarded an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal.
In 1944, when Franklin died at the age of 25 he left behind his family:
His father, William Grigg
His mother, Nettie Grigg
His brother, Chester Grigg
His brother, Lavon Grigg
His sister, Cecil Grigg
His brother, Robert Grigg
Remember Our Heroes
Note: Entered the service from Iowa.
Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de la Moselle
Plot: C , Row : 13 , Grave : 83
Maintained by: Andy Swinnen
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56655692