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Frank Peter Konopka

Death 30 Oct 1944
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 169307409 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Stella Sinescalco who resided in Meriden, Connecticut.

Frank served as a Seaman First Class, U.S.S. Franklin (CV-13), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in New Haven County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Frank was "Killed In Action" when the Franklin was hit by a Japanese kamikaze on the deck abaft on the carrier's island during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Frank was buried at sea.

Service # 6423466

The Franklin survived the attack.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 169307409
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Peter Konopka (unknown–30 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169307409, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .