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Frank E. Ford

Submitted by: Bruce Bley

Frank E Ford

Frank E. Ford served in World War 1 with the United States Navy. The dates of service are: Known 12/05/1913 - 12/04/1917.


Served aboard the U.S.S. Texas, U.S.S. Housatonic, U.S. Mongolia.

Frank was on the Naval Gun crew that sunk a German U-boat in the first aggressive blow for America while on the U.S. Mongolia. Story in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 27, 1917.








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