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.
CACCF/SEA CASUALTY/ARTILLERY/ROCKET 12 YRS USN
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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.....
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