2LT Franklin Dick Harrod
Record NO: (301)
Rank / Rate
2LT
War of Service
WWII
Date of birth
Mar 9, 1924
Place of birth / home town
LaFayette
Family Members
High School
Enlistment Date
Branch
Army Air Corps
Service Number
Unit / Ship / duty Station
Navigator: 398th Bomber Group, Heavy, 600th Bomber Squadron
Date of Casuality
Dec 24, 1944
Cause of Death or Status
KIA
Place of Incident
Over England -Saffron Walden, UK
Place of Burial or Memorial
Westminster Salem
Awards
★ Purple Heart ★ Air Medal ★ Army Good Conduct Medal ★ American Campaign Medal World War II Victory Medal ★ Army Presidential Unit Citation
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On December 24, 1944 he was on the crew of the B-17 #42-102536 "Here's Hopin'" when they departed from their base in Nuthampstead RAF in England during a mission to Merzehausen, Germany. It was reported that they crashed at Saffron Walden soon after takeoff.