Specialist 4 Harry Bernard Frank, Jr. was born on August 27, 1945, and was originally from Alpharetta, Georgia, north of Atlanta. He served his country in the Vietnam War in the United States Army, as part of B Company, 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. His tour began on May 10, 1967; less than two months later, on June 28, 1967, he was killed from wounds received from an explosive device in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. Sp4 Frank was 21 at the time of his death. He is buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and is memorialized on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Panel 22E, Line 77.
The following are tributes to Sp4 Frank:
Jerry Ferguson, best friend: Remembering With Pride
I have only respect. I have missed, my best friend, for the last forty years. See ya soon.
Jul 19, 2008
His sister, Mollie Jo Bridges: Harry was born in Chattanooga went to school in Chattanooga was drafted and went to Knoxville for exam. He went to school in Wadley, IAL and played basketball. His tombstone lists him from Tennessee but he is listed on the wall in DC from Georgia. He was a wonderful brother.
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- Rank: Specialist 4th Class
- Date of birth: 27 August 1945
- Date of death: 28 June 1967
- County: Hamilton
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
- Conflict: Vietnam
- Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Top Panel
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