|U.S. Army Officer
1st Cavalry Division, 5th Cavalry Regiment
Major Frank A. Fournier O-370549
Killed In Action - Unknown Date, Pacific Theatre
|SERVICE HISTORY OF FRANK A. FOURNIER
Major Fournier was from Bexar County, Texas. No further service information is available at this time.
|Envelope or "Cover", above photo.
This envelope was mailed to MAJOR FRANK A. FOURNIER, APO 7051, %PM. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. 8 on
June 28th 1944 from The U.S. Cavalry Association, 1719 K St. N.W., Washington 6 D.C.
The envelope was marked "Deceased" and stamped "Return to Sender". The reverse of the envelope is
postmarked by the U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE, SEP 19 1944.
The envelope is unopened and has been sealed since it was sent in June of 1944.
|5TH CAVALRY REGIMENT 1944
The 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, landed at Oro Bay New Guinea on February 22nd 1944
followed by the east coast of Los Negros Island on February 29th. There, the regiment captured Momote
Airdrome on March 2nd and completed conquest of the island by March 24th. The 1st Cavalry Division arrived
on Manus Island during the middle of March and remained there until October 12th. On October 20th 1944,
under X Corps command, the regiment assaulted Leyte Island, Philippines until October 27th.
Major Frank A. Fournier was killed in action during this period.
The exact date is not yet known.