Jack Frank

Jack Frank

Jack Frank was born April 17, 1925. With WWII in progress, he entered the U.S. Army on October 4, 1943. He received training as a truck driver and mechanic at Fort Bragg, North Carolina before shipping out overseas.

Jack served with the 1142nd Engineer Combat group and was a part of the campaigns in Ardennes, Rhineland, and central Europe. Following the surrender of Japan, he was stationed in Okinawa from September 14, 1945 to January 14, 1946. He was discharged on January 24, 1946 at Fort Bragg.

Now in his 90's, Mr. Frank resides in Lexington, North Carolina.

jack frank wwII army photo
Jack Frank in 1943

Decorations

  • WWII Victory Medal
  • American Theater Service Medal
  • European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, with 3 Bronze Service Stars
  • Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal
  • Medal of Appreciation for the Liberation of the Country of France
  • Good Conduct Medal
  • Bronze Star Medal

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