Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Franks, P.)

Release No: 19-109 July 8, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Pvt. Penn Franks, Jr., killed during World War II, was accounted for June 24, 2019.

(Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.)

In February 1945, Franks was a member of Company G, 371st Infantry Regiment 92nd Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle on the Gothic line in the northern Apennine Mountains near Strettoia, Italy, when he was killed in action on Feb. 10, 1945. Following the battle, his unit was unable to recover his remains.

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