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Quady, Frank B.

Name and Rank, Lieutenant Commander Frank B. Quady.

Unit/Placed in, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) Carrier, United States Navy.


Frank was born approx. on April 27, 1915 in Minnesota.


Father, William Quady.

Mother, Aurelia K. Quady.

Sister, Charlotte Quady.

Brothers William jr. and Emmet Quady.


Frank entered the service from Minnesota with service number # O-081202.


Frank B. Quady was a Pilot/Assistant Officer onboard the U.S.S. Bunker Hill (CV-17) .


Frank was KIA while supporting the Iwo-Jima Invasion onboard the USS Bunker Hill who was severely damaged by 2 Kamikaze planes on May 11, 1945, and he is honored with an Distinguished Flying Cross with a Gold Star, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

Frank is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County Hawaii.

Courts of the Missing.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/17.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

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

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

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

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

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

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


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


Frank was a  decorated pilot in the Navy, Found that he flown as a Lieutenant at the most Notable Aviation Units (Fighting Squadron Eleven VF-11) of World War2.

Later he became the Assistant Officer onboard the USS Bunker Hill with a other Pilot from the VF-11, Lt. Walter J. Hiebert.

USS Bunker_Hill (CV-17) Carrier
USS Bunker Hill Kamikaze hit
Second Hit
Mitsubishi-A6M-Zero (Kamikaze plane)
Frank Bernard Quady
His rank Lieutenant Commander