Frank Hollyworth Roark Jr

Military

Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. 1/2 x Do217, 1 x FW190. ETD





Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 20th Fighter Group 79th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Black's Bird
  • Unit: 20th Fighter Group 79th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Louisiana 12 March 1922 Son of Frank Hollyworth Roark Sr

Enlisted

New Orleans, LA 4 June 1942 New Orleans, Louisiana

Died

Altamonte Springs, FL 22 July 2001

Buried/ Commemorated

Palm Cemetery Winter Park, Orange County, FL 25 July 2001 Palm Cemetery Winter Park, Orange County, Florida

Other

End Tour of Duty (ETD)

Other

Promotion

Promoted to Captain.

Based

Kings Cliffe Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / King's Cliffe Memorial Edition / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list