Yomine, F2c Frank Peter

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Born: 28 April 1923 – Melrose Park, Illinois 
Parents: Nicholas D. Yomine & Josephine Ciancio-Yomine 
Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister 
Hometown: 
– 161 North Twenty-Third Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– Melrose Park Grade School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Graduating Class: 1943 
– played football and was on the swimming team 
– left school after one year 
Enlisted: 
– 13 November 1940 – Chicago, Illinois 
Serial Number: 3685374 
Training: 
– San Diego Naval Base – San Diego, California 
Rank: Fireman 2nd Class 
Ship: 
U.S.S. Arizona 
– 11 January 1941 – 7 December 1941 
Engagements: 
– Pearl Harbor 
Killed in Action: 
– 7 December 1941 
– 26 December 1941 – parents received a telegram stating that Frank was missing in action
– parents received official notice of his death – 15 February 1942 

“AFTER EXHAUSTIVE SEARCH IT HAS BEEN FOUND IMPOSSIBLE TO LOCATE YOUR SON FRANK YOMINE FIREMAN SECOND CLASS AND HE HAS THEREFORE BEEN OFFICIALLY DECLARED TO HAVE LOST HIS LIFE IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY AS OF DECEMBER SEVENTH NINETEEN FORTY ONE X THE DEPARTMENT EXPRESSES TO YOU ITS SINCEREST SYMPATHY

                                                                                                         “REAR ADMIRAL RANDALL JACOBS
                                                                                                         “CHIEF OF BUREAU OF NAVAGATION”
Memorial: 
– Arizona Memorial – Honolulu, Hawaii 
– Honolulu Memorial – Honolulu, Hawaii 
Medals: 11 January 1942 – Purple Heart 

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