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SERV_NO: O-051084
LNAME: FRAKES
FNAME: EDWARD
MNAME: LEO
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: 1LT
LOSS_DATE: 10/3/1951
Status per Govt: MIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Hit by AAA fire & crashed 35 mi N of Pyongyang. Possible unsuccessful low-altitude bailout
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: BRANCHVILLE
STATE: IN
BIRTH_DATE: 8/8/1927
NICKNAME:  
RACE:  
HEIGHT:  
WEIGHT:  
HAIR:  
EYES:  
ID_MARKS:  
CASE: A335
KWALD_COMMENT:  
CREW_STATUS: 2LT Edward L. Frakes, USMC, MIA/BNR
SERVICE: USMC
DIV_or_GRP: MAG 33
RGT_or_WNG: VMF 311
BN_or_SQ:  
CO_or_BTRY:  
VEHICLE: F9F-2B
VEH_ID: 123593
DEATH_DATE:  
REMAINS:  
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MIA_CAP:  
LIST_944:  
LIST_450:  
LIST_308:  
LIST_125:  
LIST_71:  
Nielsen_Henderson:  
Johnnie_Johnson:  
Air-Intel:  
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National Guardian:  
Moo_Hak_School:  
Sunchon_Tunnel_M:  
CAUSE_of_Death:  
List_389:  
Peiking_Radio:  
LastKnownAlive_DT:  
WITH: VMF 311
INCident_AREA:  
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RAND:  
UTM_Coord: YD550850
KWALD: 899
GRAVE:  
Birth_YR: 1927
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