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Frank J. Bozick was born February 11, 1903 in Frontenac, Kansas. Frank was one of six children born to Frank and Teresa (Yartz) Bozick. At age 38, and at the beginning of the United States’ involvement in World War II, Frank volunteered for the US Army. He joined an Ordnance Battalion mostly made up Kansas volunteers. After the war, Frank return to Frontenac, Kansas. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Frontenac American Legion. He was an avid fisherman, and outdoorsman, and traveled to locations such as Alaska, and to Slovenia and Croatia, to visit his parents’ birthplace. On February 11, 2008 he was awarded Proclamation from the Kansas Governor, Pittsburg, Frontenac, and the Frontenac American Legion for being the oldest living WWII veteran in Kansas at the age of 105. Frank Bozick died August 9 2008 at 2:40 a.m. at the Sunset Manor Nursing Home in Frontenac. A collection of biographical information, World War II correspondence, financial documents, education material, photos, books, newspapers, textiles, and other media relating to Frank J. Bozick (1903-2008) of Frontenac, Kansas, and his family, especially John Bozick.

Publication Date

8-21-2019

Keywords

Military and War

Size of Collection

5 linear feet

Dates of Collection

1927-2008

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0116

Bozick, Frank J., Collection, 1927-2008

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