|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.
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Mateo County
Plot: MA, 58
Created by: Finding Family
Record added: May 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91070494
Added: Mar. 25, 2014
Added: Mar. 22, 2013
Died while serving as a Chief Radioman with VAH-2, CVW-15, USS CORAL SEA, TF 77, 7TH FLEET, United States Navy from Los Angeles, California. DWIGHT G FRAKES is on the Wall at Panel 1E, Line 94. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.|
Billy M. Brown
Added: Mar. 20, 2013