Frank Colvin Beach

Smith Lake Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311, United States
Frank Colvin Beach
Date of Birth: 10/03/1934
Date of Death: 09/02/1953
From: Williamson, NY
Death Location: Smith Lake, Fort Bragg, NC
Cause of Death:


Fort Worth Star-Telegram
3 Sep 1953 p1

Accident: pontoon boat flipped in melee throwing trainee into water

U.S. Army: Fort Bragg (Liberty) NC basic trainee

Findagrave profile:

Pfc. Frank Colvin Beach. 19, only son of Mrs. Laura W. Beach of Williamson, was one of the 20 Army Engineer trainees who drowned Wednesday of last week at Fort Bragg, N.C.

Pfc. Beach was known in Wolcott by his middle name. He was born October 3, 1934, in North Rose, a graduate of Williamson Central school class of 1952. He worked as a meat cutter for the Liddle Market, Williamson, before entering service on May 25. He was sent to Fort Devens, Massachusetts, for a week and then to Fort Bragg.

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