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Ens Frank Thomas Romain III

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Ens Frank Thomas Romain III

Birth
Death
22 Sep 1944 (aged 21)
Lake Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial
Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York, USA Add to Map
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Ensign
Naval Air Force
U. S. Naval Reserve Force
World War II

Died In Service

Brooklyn Eagle Tuesday September 26, 1944
FRANK ROMAINE 3d,
FIGHTER PLANE PILOT

Huntington Station Sept. 26 — A requiem mass will be offered Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Hugh's R. C. Church here for Ensign Frank T. Romaine 3d, a fighter pilot whose plane crashed last Friday near Lake Ronkonkoma. He was 21. Until the services the body will be at the Jacobson Funeral Home on New York Ave. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Bay Shore.

Romaine was in the Naval Reserve and on regular night flying assignment.

He attended Huntington Station schools and was graduated from South Huntington High School in 1941. He was a member of the varsity football team and served as it's captain for one year.

On his 19th birthday he enlisted in the Naval Air Force and was given civilian pilot training at Adenboro, Pa.; preliminary instruction at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., and aviation flight training at Chapel Hill, S. C. Since receiving his commission he had been assigned to Quansett, R. I.

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Ensign
Naval Air Force
U. S. Naval Reserve Force
World War II

Died In Service

Brooklyn Eagle Tuesday September 26, 1944
FRANK ROMAINE 3d,
FIGHTER PLANE PILOT

Huntington Station Sept. 26 — A requiem mass will be offered Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Hugh's R. C. Church here for Ensign Frank T. Romaine 3d, a fighter pilot whose plane crashed last Friday near Lake Ronkonkoma. He was 21. Until the services the body will be at the Jacobson Funeral Home on New York Ave. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Bay Shore.

Romaine was in the Naval Reserve and on regular night flying assignment.

He attended Huntington Station schools and was graduated from South Huntington High School in 1941. He was a member of the varsity football team and served as it's captain for one year.

On his 19th birthday he enlisted in the Naval Air Force and was given civilian pilot training at Adenboro, Pa.; preliminary instruction at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., and aviation flight training at Chapel Hill, S. C. Since receiving his commission he had been assigned to Quansett, R. I.


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