CORPORAL HENRY JOHN FRANK; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

November 2, 1923 (Whitefield, NH) – May 16, 1944; 20 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 16 Putnam Avenue, South Norwalk
Enlisted on December 9, 1942
Service number: 11083285

Corporal Frank was an aerial gunner, and one of seven airmen killed when B-25C Mitchell #42-32366 crashed, one mile west of Greenville Army Airfield, South Carolina.

From Greenville (SC) News, May 17, 1944

Seven occupants of a medium B-25 bomber from the Greenville Army Air Base died when the ship crashed and burned about three-fourths of a mile east of the base yesterday afternoon about 4:30 it was announced last night by Colonel Oliver H. Stout, commanding officer of the base. Four of the men had wives living in Greenville. Corporal Henry J. Frank, 20, armorer – gunner, South Norwalk, Connecticut.

Corporal Frank is buried at Gethsemane Cemetery, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts, St. Mark Section, Row I, Lot 4.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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