We shall not forget


The Citadel Class of: 1942 Franklyn Madden Ketchum


Cadet Company: Band – Private (4), Corporal (3), Platoon Sergeant (2),
First Lieutenant (1) (Source: Sphinx 1942)
Age: 23
Born: 9-Oct-20 in New York
Hometown: Garden City, Nassau County, New York
Family: Warren M. Ketchum (father), Charlotte E. Ketchum (mother),
Robert M. Ketchum (brother)
Rank: First Lieutenant
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Servicenumber: O-461027
Entered the Service from: New York
Function: Not Available
Regiment: 142nd Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not Available
Division: 36th Infantry Division
Company: Not Available
Unit: Not Available
Date of death: 16-Aug-44
Status: Killed in Action
Place of death: Vicinity Draguignan
Spot: Not Available
Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
Gravenumber: Plot A Row 4 Grave 15
Cemetery: Rhone American Cemetery
Biography: Not Available
Other information: Activities – Music Club, WLI Rifle Team, Varsity Basketball (3), Block C club, New York Citadel Club, Episcopal Club
Major – Business Administration
(Source: Sphinx 1942)

Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission, The Citadel Archive & Museum, Mike Stannard ’65, 1930/40 US Census (NARA), Find A Grave.comBen Savelkoul

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  1. Pingback: THOMAS BROWN GAUTIER, Jr., ’42 | The Citadel Memorial Europe

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