Staats, Frank Donald.

Biography

Staats, Frank Donald. b. March 14, 1907, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Received Passport# 419063 on May 20, 1937 which listed his address as 56 Springer Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Served with Artillery, 11th Regiment, 2nd Group, 14th Battery (John Brown Battery), 155mm Guns; XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Sargento; WIA Retreats March 10, 1938; Deserted arriving in Marseille France on March 31, 1938; Returned to the US as a stowaway landing in Boston on April 13, 1938 aboard the Exeter; WWII US Coast Guard, joined December 21, 1941; LT JG; d. May 14, 1966, Mill Valley, Marin County, California; buried Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California.
Sources: Battalion 58 Retreats; USSDA 2:0948, 60:0474; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a- Grave# 74114813.
Photograph: Frank Staats Wilmington High School Yearbook 1926 photographs, L-W Tree Ancestry.