|Grave markers for
Frank Cabral in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River (Bristol county),
Frank enlisted in the Army at
Fall River, MA on 16 September 1940. Pvt Cabral transferred to
Co E, 508th PIR on 18 July 1944 from Hq 82nd Airborne, one of many
replacement for losses in Normandy..
Pvt Cabral amongst the passengers staged at Camp
Philip Morris, including many from the 749th Tank Battalion.
They sailed from Le Havre, France aboard the USAT Exchange and
arrived in New York, NY on 18 September 1945.
He was discharged on 4 October 1945. His
military decorations include the Bronze Service Arrowhead awarded
for the Holland campaign and Airborne operations.