Lt Francis D Brechak

Lt Francis D Brechak

Birth
Death 22 Nov 1943 (aged 21)
Burial Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec 5 Lot 424
Memorial ID 55573427 · View Source
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WWII Veteran
Mission History
While returning from a mission against Gasmata, this plane left the formation due to cloud, and was not seen again, although it radioed its position at 1245/L that he was over Morobe Harbor, and that it was trying to rejoin the formation.

Wreckage
The missing bomber was located by mission priest in December 1943 near Kerau in the Owen Stanley Mountains.

Memorials
The entire crew was officially declared dead the day of the mission. Postwar, the crew was exhumed and transported to the United States for permanent burial.


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  • Created by: Bonecollector
  • Added: 28 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55573427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lt Francis D Brechak (19 May 1922–22 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55573427, citing Calvary Cemetery, Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bonecollector (contributor 46583636) .