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Athey, Frank W.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Frank W. Athey.

Unit/Placed in, 319th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Frank is born approx. on 1915 in Illinois.

Father, Rosco F. Athey.

Mother, Laura E. Athey.

Sister(s), Blanche R. and Marylin J. Athey.

Brother(s), Roy Lee Athey.

Spouse, Beth K. Athey.


Frank enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 36434611.


Frank‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt.           Robert T. Linden               Pilot

2nd Lt.          Henry P. Baker                 Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Vernon M. Moreland Jr.     Navigator

1st Lt.          Corbett Laws                    Bombardier

TSgt.            Keith R. Bash                    Engineer

TSgt.            John J. Twitty Jr.             Radio Operator

SSgt.            Frank W. Athey                 Gunner

SSgt.            Lester E. Bacon                 Gunner

SSgt.            Vernon M. Glogston           Gunner

SSgt.            John W. Kanapel               Gunner


Frank was KIA no information, but believed the weather was the cause for Landing/Crash between the takeoff/landing on 28 Feb. 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Frank is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/42-41087.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

319th Bomber Squadron
90th Bomber Group
Nadzab Airstrip 1, New Guinea
Nose art Plane
His rank Staff Sergeant