Frank B. Tannehill
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Frank B. Tannehill was born on
April 10, 1920. He enlisted in the Infantry Branch of the Regular
on December 13, 1940 at Jackson, Mississippi. At the time of his enlistment his home of residence
was listed as Perry County, Mississippi and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms.
In the records of the 22nd Infantry his home of residence was listed as Rayville, Louisiana. He had completed
grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private First Class Frank B.
Tannehill was killed in action along the Belgian/German border,
on October 8, 1944.
He was awarded the Silver Star
Medal in 4th Division General Orders # 73
dated 8 October 1944.
Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal
Frank B. Tannehill was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Louisiana.
Monroe (Ouachita Parish)
Grave marker for Frank B. Tannehill
Photo by Sharon Ray from the Find A Grave website
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