Frankie Zoly Molnar

Frankie Zoly Molnar

Birth
Logan, Logan County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 May 1967 (aged 24)
Pleiku, Gia Lai, Vietnam
Burial Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Everlasting Life Section, Lot 18
Memorial ID 7190156 · View Source
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Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant in Company B, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Kontum Province, Republic of Vietnam on May 20, 1967. He was killed in action. His citation reads in part "He rejoined his men to beat back the renewed enemy onslaught, and he moved about his area providing medical aid and assisting in the evacuation of the wounded. With the help of several men, he was preparing to move a severely wounded soldier when an enemy hand grenade was thrown into the group. The first to see the grenade, S/Sgt Molnar threw himself on it and absorbed the deadly blast to save his comrades."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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WEST VIRGINIA
S SGT CO B 8 INF 4 INF DIV
VIETNAM
MEDAL OF HONOR - PURPLE HEART


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 16 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7190156
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frankie Zoly Molnar (14 Feb 1943–20 May 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7190156, citing Highland Memory Gardens, Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .