Frank Edward Keeney

T/Sgt    32623979    614th
New York
1920 - 1944

Radio Operator aboard 42-39881 ( Gloria J )


Ardennes cemetery, Belgium
Plot : B , Row : 19 , Grave : 7.
1920 - 1944

              Frank was born 1920, New York, New York.
              In Nov 10, 1942 he enlisted to the air corps.

              In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
              His last mission, Apr 11, 1944, Target: Sorau, Politz, thier plane was on fire.
              Only 2 men survived when the plane blew up in the air.

              He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal

                       In 1944, when Frank died on the age of 23 he left behind his family :

                           His father, Frank Keeney, age 60
                           His mother, Sarah Keeney, age 60
                           His brother, Joseph Keeney, age 25
                           His brother, John Keeney, age 19
                           His brother, Thomas Keeney, age 15

Back row (l-r): Paul W. Trump - FRANK E. KEENEY - Richard G. Thill - Gilbert Prager - Edward J. Phillips.
Front row : Robert O. Stine - Robert J. Kehoe - Lee S. Miller Jr - Walter P. Empric.

Mission to Politz, Poland, after being hit by flak, the plane had no 2 engine on fire.
They crashed near Isernhagen, Germany.

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