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Jewel Franklin Flack

Jewel Franklin Flack

Male 1910 - 1945  (35 years)

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  • Name Jewel Franklin Flack 
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 1910 
    Gender Male 
    Education High School Diploma 
    Military Service during WW II 
    US Navy Chief Warrant Officer  
    Residence 1920  Baxterville MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In 1920 Census, Flack household w/ Jesse James as head, Saw Boss, Logging Company 
    Died 3 Oct 1945  Kodiak Air Station, Kodiak Island AK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 35 years 
    Buried Eureka CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6  Flack Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2019 

    Father Jesse James Flack,   b. 26 Mar 1886, Newbern, Dyer TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1969, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Louella Lenora Lucas,   b. 1891, Mount Olive, MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1975, Pascagoula MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1909 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Hancina Dillon,   b. 12 Oct 1912, Loleta CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 2006, Ukiah CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1936  Loleta CA (?) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 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.
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - In 1920 Census, Flack household w/ Jesse James as head, Saw Boss, Logging Company - 1920 - Baxterville MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1936 - Loleta CA (?) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Oct 1945 - Kodiak Air Station, Kodiak Island AK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Eureka CA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Old Woman Mountain, Kodiak Airbase AK
    Old Woman Mountain, Kodiak Airbase AK
    Site of airplane crash killing Frank and 7 fellow crew members
    Jewel “Frank” Flack
    Jewel “Frank” Flack
    USN Radio Electrician's Mate, Jim Flack’s brother

    Documents
    1920 Lamar, MS Census scan
    1920 Lamar, MS Census scan
    1920 Census scan, listing Jesse James Flack and family, Baxterville Village MS
    Jewel Franklin Flack crash report
    Jewel Franklin Flack crash report
    US Navy report on crash on Kodiak Island AK
    Jewel Franklin Flack KIA notice
    Jewel Franklin Flack KIA notice
    Jewel 'Frank' Flack
    Jewel "Frank" Flack
    WWII Veterans Memorial (Humbodt County CA)

    CLARK MUSEUM
    http://wwiimemorialhumboldt.weebly.com/jewell-franklin-flack.html

    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
    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.