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SGT Francis Joseph Straub Jr.

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SGT Francis Joseph Straub Jr.

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Aug 2005 (aged 24)
Salah ad Din, Iraq
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 11547800 View Source

Age 24. Son of Francis J. Sr. and Linda (nee Bustard); brother of Sean, Brian and Dana Straub; also survived by fiancee Jamie Ippolito and her children Dominic, Gianna and Angelo; a godson Brendan; his godparents Uncle Buck and Aunt Janine Straub and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Throughout his life Frankie was employed by UPS, Pep Boys and Wire Mold as well as serving in The Pennsylvania National Guard for 8 years. He and other "10 Task Force Liberty" soldiers were killed when their Humvee was attacked with explosives. Also killed: Gennaro Pellegrini Jr., 31, a Philadelphia police officer; Nathaniel DeTample, 19, the son of a Bucks County detective; and John Kulick, 35, a firefighter from Montgomery County. They were all members of Co. A, 111th Infantry, based in Philadelphia.

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  • Created by: ZsOzOne
  • Added: 17 Aug 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11547800
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11547800/francis-joseph-straub : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Francis Joseph Straub Jr. (31 Oct 1980–9 Aug 2005), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11547800, citing Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by ZsOzOne (contributor 46588051) .