S.Sgt. Franklin P. Hohmann

Title

S.Sgt. Franklin P. Hohmann

Subject

Person

Description

S.Sgt. Franklin P. Hohmann, a Flight Engineer from Trenton, New Jersey, served in the US Army for over five and a half years having enlisted in January of 1940. S.Sgt. Hohmann served in the Panama Canal Zone before transferring to the 43rd Bomb Group. T.Sgt. Hohmann received the Silver Star and Air Medal while flying on Capt. Jay P. Rousek's OLD FAITHFUL (#41-2657).

Birth/Death

1920-03-24

Birthplace

Trenton, NJ

Dates of Service

1940-01-18 1945-07-21

Squadron

65th

Crew Position(s)

Flight Engineer

Aircraft/Crew

OLD FAITHFUL (41-2657)

Capt. Jay P. Rousek, Pilot
2nd Lt. Veron A. Strawer, Co pilot
1st Lt. Roy K. Duffy, Navigator
1st Lt.Walter J. Lucien, Bombardier
S.Sgt. Frank Hohmann, Engineer
Pvt. Ralph H Thomas, Asst. Engineer
S.Sgt. Stills N Mills, Radio Operator
Sgt. Fred E. McGlothlin, Asst. Radio Operator
Sgt. Alton D Leaman, Tail Gunner
Pvt. Elwood E Bentley, Ball Turret Gunner

Highest Rank Achieved

Technical Sergeant

Citations/Decorations

-Silver Star Medal
-Air Medal with One Oak leaf Cluster,
-American Theater Ribbon,
-American Defense Service Medal (1 bronze star)
-Good Conduct Medal
-Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon ( 5 Bronze stars)
-Distinguished Unit Badge (2 oak leaf clusters)

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