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SSgt Frank C Bobrowicz

SSgt Frank C Bobrowicz

Death 13 Apr 1944
At Sea
Burial Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium
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Son of Mrs. Mary Bobrowicz who resided in Bronx, New York.

Frank served as a Staff Sergeant & Radio Operator on B-17G "Anoxia Queen" #42-39819, 568th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Bronx County, New York prior to the war.

Frank was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-17 was hit by German flak and crashed about 12 miles West of Ostend Harbor, Belgium in the North Sea during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart.

Service # 32696782

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Airmen who perished on B-17G #42-39819

Bobrowicz, Frank C ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, NY
Gibbs, Robert J ~ Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, ME
Goldinger, Wilmer R ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, WI
Gwazdosky, Alec ~ S/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, ME
Lipchitz, Theodore R ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, NY
Miller, Daniel J ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, NY
O'Brien, James T ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, IA
Swavel, Morris F ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, OH
Wade, Philip W ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, MN
Walker, William L ~ Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, TX

An original crew member of "Anoxia Queen", S/Sgt James P. Mallos, who served as a Waist Gunner was killed by German flak on January 7, 1944 on a previous mission near Ludwigshafen.

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )





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  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Frank C Bobrowicz (unknown–13 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56279555, citing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .