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 Frank Joseph Balawender

Frank Joseph Balawender

Death 25 Mar 1945
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 72437707 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Antonia Balawender.

Frank served as an Aviation Radioman Second Class, SBD-5 #36453, Patrol Bombing Squadron Forty Three, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided at 238 Townsend Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

Frank was declared "Missing In Action" when his plane crash approximately 1 minute after takeoff in the Unalaska Bay, Alaska during the war. The crash was believed to be due to weather.

Service # 2343922

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Balawender, Frank J ~ARM2c, NY
Belcher, William E ~ Ens, Pilot, CA

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett





  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 2 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72437707
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Joseph Balawender (unknown–25 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72437707, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .