Capt. Frank John Grady

Born: 20 February 1913 - Oak Park, Illinois
Parents: Emma Seroscheim-Grady & Frank A. Grady
Siblings: 1 sister
Home: 1619 West Saint Charles Road- Maywood, Illinois
Education:
    - Proviso Township High School - Class of 1931
Military:
    - Illinois National Guard
        - Enlisted: 10 February 1931
        - Discharged: 9 February 1934
   - U.S. Army Air Corps:
        - Enlisted: 25 June 1934
Serial Number:
O&398741 
Overseas Duty:
    - Philippine Islands - 1937
         - 228th Signal Operations
            - cryptographer
        - Commissioned: Second Lieutenant - 27 September 1940
        - Promoted: First Lieutenant - 19 December 1941

    - Corregidor - 1942
Married:
    - Huntley Virginia Easterling - 16 March 1939 - Manila, Philippine Islands
        - she was held as a prisoner at Santo Tomas
            - civilian POW camp
Divorced: 1972
Prisoner of War:
    - 6 May 1942
POW Camps:
    - Philippine Islands
        - Cabanatuan
        - Bilibid Prison
             - Japanese sent high ranking officers to Formosa
Hell Ship:
    - Nagara Maru
        - Sailed: Manila - 11 August 1942
        - Arrived: Takao, Formosa - 14 August 1942
POW Camp:
    - Formosa
        - Taichu Camp
Hell Ship:
    - not known
POW Camp:
    - Japan
        - Sendai #5
Liberated:
    - 15 September 1945
Military Career:
    - Promoted:
        - Major
        - Colonel
Retired: 31 July 1961
Residence: Aurora, Colorado
Married:
    - Elizabeth Steinmetz-Priest - 1972
Children:
    - two daughters - first marriage
Residence:
    - Denver, Colorado
Died:
    - 4 May 1991 - Denver, Colorado
Buried:
    - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, Colorado




Return to Bataan/Corregidor