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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   1944-1945, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry

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May / 1944
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December / 1945
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 HHC, 2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Details

HHC, 2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
Infantry Unit
Parent Unit
2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2020
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Verl Miller, Francis Closen, Rene Forcier,
Jack Hageman, Kenneth Smith, Tom Graves,
Ray DePaepe, Robert Johnson,
Pancho Peynado

Best Moment
Assigned to E Co. 325th Glider Infantry Reg.
82nd Airborne Division
The day the war in the Pacific ended. Getting to go home on Points
Arrived home on Christmas Eve 1945


Worst Moment
Getting wounded.

Other Memories
MOS 345 Truck Driver Light Germany
MOS 604 Light Machine Gunner Holland, France, Belgium & Germany
MOS 605 Heavy Maching Gunner States
MOS 607 Light Mortar Gunner Eng & Holland

My Photos For This Unit
Tow Plane & Glider
CG4A   Hadrian
4 Members Also There at Same Time

Heldreth, Walter, Pvt, (1942-1945) IN 745 Private
E Company

Closen, Francis Edward, PFC, (1940-1944) IN 607 Private First Class
G Company

Spiker, Delmont Mathias, Sgt, (1942-1944) IN 745 Sergeant
Kearns, William Lee, PFC, (1942-1944) IN 745 Private First Class

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