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Frederick Gustave Frank

Private, U.S. Army

 

153rd Depot Brigade 

Entered the Service from: Pennsylvania
Died: September 30, 1918
Buried at: 

PRIVATE FREDERICK GUSTAVE FRANK was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 4, 1893 to Gustave and Annie Frank. The family, which included brother Gustav was still living in Philadelphia when the Census was taken in 1900. By 1910 his family had moved to Atco, New Jersey.

When he registered for the draft in June of 1917, Frederick Frank was living in Atco, New Jersey where he was the proprietor of a cigar store and pool room. He was married.

Frederick Frank was inducted into the United States Army at Philadelphia on May 27, 1918. He was sent to Camp Dix and was assigned to the 153rd Depot Brigade. 

Private Frank died of bronchial pneumonia at Camp Dix on September 30, 1918. He was survived by his wife Esther, who was living in Philadelphia at the time of his death.

Frederick G. Frank Jr. was an active member of Comanche Tribe No. 75 of the Improved Order of Red Men. He was memorialized on the Red Men War Memorial monument that stood at what was Pulaski Park, Benson Street and Haddon Avenue, from the 1920s into the early 1980s. The monument, a bronze statue of an Indian chief by Camden sculptor Nicola Berardo, was moved to Tuckerton, New Jersey where it stands today.. 


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