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[courtesy of Linda Owen]

Grave marker for Miles D. Frank in Lincoln Cemetery, Lebo (Coffey county), Kansas.


Miles registered for the draft in Burlington, KS on 19 December 1942. HE enlisted at Fort Leavenworth, KS on 20 April 1943 and was inducted into the Army a week later.

Pfc Frank was transferred from Hq 82nd Airborne Division, Leicester, England to Co G, 508TH PIR on 7 August 1944.

In December 1944 Pfc Frank was admitted to a field hospital with the diagnosis of " Location Chin; Causative Agent: Bullet, Rifle, Casualty, battle, Penicillin therapy (treatment with penicillin)."  He was returned to duty in January 1945. [note: these medical reports show month and  year only]



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