BOWMAN, FRANK
Name: Frank Bowman
Branch/Rank: United States Navy/E5
Unit:
Date of Birth: 15 July 1935
Home City of Record: WALTERBORO SC
Date of Loss: 16 June 1968
Country of Loss: North Vietnam Over Water
Loss Coordinates: 165922 North 1070955 East
Status (in 1973): Killed in Action/Body not Recovered
Category: 5
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: PCF19
Missions:
Other Personnel in Incident:
Refno: 1210
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File. Updated 2006.
REMARKS:
CACCF/SEA CASUALTY/ARTILLERY/ROCKET 12 YRS USN
No further information available at this time.
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SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2006 12:00 AM
Family finally finds closure
Story surfaces of man who died during Vietnam War
BY ANDY PARAS
The Post and Courier
WALTERBORO - Frank Bowman's family struggled for nearly three decades to
learn more about how the U.S. Navy seaman disappeared after his swift boat
mysteriously exploded off the coast of Vietnam 38 years ago this week.....
Reach Andy Paras at 843-549-9210 or at aparas@postandcourier.com.