|Birth: ||May 8, 1931|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1965, Vietnam|
Aviation Chief Radioman Frakes was living in Los Angeles, CA when he entered the service and was a crew member of the Aircraft Carrier USS CORAL SEA (CVA-43).
On February 24, 1965, he was a crewman of a Douglas Attack Aircraft Skywarrior (A-3B) over South Vietnam when his aircraft crashed over water. He parachuted into the ocean but became entangled in his parachute and drowned.
His remains were never recovered.
His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
CALIFORNIA RMCA US NAVY VIETNAM
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Mateo County
Plot: MA, 58
Created by: Finding Family
Record added: May 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91070494
You and men like you, are the reason we are free today! As a spouse of a NAVY veteran I salute you sir for the sacrifices that you made!|
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