US ARMY – WORLD WAR II MIA/KIA – RECOVERY
The family of Penn Franks, Jr., a US Army WWII MIA/KIA veteran, requests the attendance and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders in the recovery of their loved one and a LEO Supported Procession to the Funeral Home.
In February 1945, Franks was a member of Company G, 371st Infantry Regiment 92nd Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle on the Gothic line in the northern Apennine Mountains near Strettoia, Italy, when he was killed in action on Feb. 10, 1945. Following the battle, his unit was unable to recover his remains.
Army Pvt. Penn Franks, Jr., killed during World War II, was accounted for June 24, 2019.
REQUESTOR: Marian Fisher, Fort Sam Houston Casualty Assistant Officer
STAGING: 2100 Hours, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
San Antonio International Airport
Cell Phone Waiting Lot (Behind the Gas Station)
San Antonio Texas 78216
BRIEFING: 2130 Hours
KSU: 2200 Hours (On Cue, Semper Gumby)
DESTINATION: Sutton-Sutton & Woodard Mortuary
320 South W.W. White Road
San Antonio, Texas 78219
We will have an Honor Line at the Funeral Home.
RC: Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson