Plebanek, Frank Anthony, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
345-Truck Driver Light
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 345, 1st Allied Airborne Army
Service Years
1943 - 1948
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Private First Class

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Granite City, Illinois
Last Address
1343 N. Elderberry Ave.
Ontario, CA 91762-1018

Date of Passing
Jan 17, 2015
Location of Interment
Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Covina, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

82nd Airbone Division Belgian Fourragere Netherlands Orange Lanyard Honorably Discharged WW II

French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present)

 Military Association Memberships
82nd Airborne Division AssociationDisabled American Veterans (DAV)325th Glider Infantry Association Military Order of the Purple Heart
Combat Infantrymen's AssociationPost 47
  1944, 82nd Airborne Division Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1950, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, 325th Glider Infantry Association
  2011, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, Combat Infantrymen's Association [Verified]
  2012, American Legion, Post 47 (Member) (Livermore, California) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired Jan. 1990 from General Dynamics, Pomona Division, Pomona, CA from position as Machine Tool Rebuilder
Other Comments:

To the memory of Trooper Frank A. Plebanek
World War Two - ‚??E‚?? Company
325th Glider Infantry Regiment 82nd Airborne Division
May-1944 to Dec-1945
‚??America‚??s Greatest Generation"
From the Chapter Members of the CSM Ray Verdugo Memorial Chapter San Gabriel Valley 82nd Airborne Division Association, INC.

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78th Infantry Division
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78th Infantry Division

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Kibler, Abram, MG, (1913-1952) FA 1193 Brigadier General
Rice, John, MG, (1916-1953) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Collier, William, BG, (1914-1954) 2010 Colonel
Cole, Chauncey David, LTC, (1938-1962) IN 1542 Captain
Blunt, Arthur, 1LT, (1939-1946) MP 9110 Second Lieutenant
Horton, Jesse, M/Sgt, (1941-1944) EN 564 Master Sergeant
Fitzgerrell, Robert J., T/Sgt, (1942-1945) IN 745 Technical Sergeant
Husak, Leo John, S/Sgt, (1943-1945) IN 745 Staff Sergeant
Kelley, Jonah E., S/Sgt, (1943-1945) Staff Sergeant
Rickel, Thomas Junior, S/Sgt, (1944-1945) IN 745 Staff Sergeant
McBride, Eugene G., Sgt, (1942-1945) IN 745 Sergeant
Ford, Donald W, T/5, (1942-1946) SC 740 Technician Fifth Grade
Gardner, George, PFC, (1943-1945) MP 677 Private First Class
Greathouse, Homer Harold, PFC, (1942-1946) MD 861 Private First Class
Holler, Robert D., PFC, (1943-1945) OD 505 Private First Class
Layton, Robert Van, M/Sgt, (1943-1953) IN 745 Private First Class
Manzanares, Susano, PFC, (1943-1946) Private First Class
McCauley, Paul Conley, PFC, (1942-1945) IN 745 Private First Class
Michael, Arthur Welton, PFC, (1943-1946) TC 345 Private First Class
Moretz, Herbert, PFC, (1944-1946) IN 111.1 Private First Class
Beeman, Harry R., T/Sgt, (1943-1950) IN 745 Private
Falleroni, Anthony MD 657 Private
Lann, George Y., Pvt, (1944-1945) IN 745 Private
Wilson, Carl, Pvt, (1944-1946) MP 677 Private

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