1910 - 1945 (35 years)
||Jewel Franklin Flack |
||High School Diploma |
||during WW II
|US Navy Chief Warrant Officer |
|In 1920 Census, Flack household w/ Jesse James as head, Saw Boss, Logging Company |
||3 Oct 1945
||Kodiak Air Station, Kodiak Island AK
||20 Dec 2019 |
||Eleanor Hancina Dillon, b. 12 Oct 1912, Loleta CA d. 27 Nov 2006, Ukiah CA (Age 94 years) |
||9 Sep 1936
||Loleta CA (?)
- JEWEL FRANKLIN FLACK ("FRANK") DIED IN NAVY AIRPLANE CRASH
Kodiak Air Station, AK - 10/3/1945
8 crew members died and 7 survived when a landing was attempted. Plane crashed into the NE slope of Old Woman Mountain, adjacent to the air station.
Frank was USN Radio Electrician's Mate. He was thirty-five years old.
In 1948, Robert Frank Flack, (the son of Frank's brother James M. Flack) was named in Frank's honor.
||26 Nov 2019 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||1920 Lamar, MS Census scan|
1920 Census scan, listing Jesse James Flack and family, Baxterville Village MS
||Jewel Franklin Flack crash report|
US Navy report on crash on Kodiak Island AK
||Jewel Franklin Flack KIA notice|
||Jewel "Frank" Flack|
WWII Veterans Memorial (Humbodt County CA)
Jewell Franklin Flack was a U.S. Navy warrant ofAcer during WWII. He was killed in action on October 3, 1945 during a plane crash near Kodiak, Alaska. He was thirty-five years old. His final resting place was in Eureka at Ocean View cemetery. He was survived by his wife Eleanor Flack; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Jesse James Flack; his siblings, Ruby Sweetman, Ann Heard & Jas. Flack; and his mother-in-law, Hancie Dillon.
||James M Flack letter to sister Ann Heard in response to receiving her notes on the 4 siblings reunion 14 Apr - 24 Apr 1988|
Letter attaches remembrances on his siblings (Frank, Ruby & Ann) to be included in a collaborative project called "All in A Days Living". Separately, Ann distributed a family history called "Chapters" without these pages.
The hand written notes about their reunion are at the back of the file.