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Ens Frank H Bissell, Jr
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Ens Frank H Bissell, Jr

Birth
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 22 Jan 1945 (aged 23)
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing ~ Court 5
Memorial ID 56115512 · View Source
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Frank served as an Ensign & Pilot, Torpedo Squadron 4 (VT-4), U.S.S. San Jacinto (CVL-30), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Frank was declared "Missing In Action" on a attack on the Japanese airfield at Kikai. His plane was hit by ground anti-aircraft fire and crashed into the sea.

Service # O-347063

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Lost on this flight:

Bissell, Frank H, Jr ~ Ens, Pilot, CT
Moore, William H ~ ARM3, Gunner, OH

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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Previously added to Find A Grave,
source unknown:

Frank H. Bissell Jr.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
United States Naval Reserve
Entered the Service From: Connecticut
Service #: 0-347063
Date of Death: January 22, 1945
Wars or Conflicts:
World War II
Memorialized:
Courts of the Missing: Court 5

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56115512
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Frank H Bissell, Jr (30 Aug 1921–22 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56115512, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .