FRANK DEBERNARDO JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 12E, LINE 78 OF THE WALL

FRANK DEBERNARDO JR

WALL NAME

FRANK DEBERNARDO JR

PANEL / LINE

12E/78

DATE OF BIRTH

10/13/1929

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/16/1966

HOME OF RECORD

BRIDGEPORT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Fairfield County

STATE

CT

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

BMC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR FRANK DEBERNARDO JR
POSTED ON 7.8.2018
POSTED BY: wkillian@smjuhsd.org

Ground Casualty

BMC Frank DeBernardo Jr. was a Chief Boatswains Mate serving with Port Operations, Naval Support Activity Da Nang, U.S. Naval Forces Vietnam. On November 16, 1966, BMC De Bernardo drowned after falling into a causeway at the port of Da Nang in Quang Nam Province, RVN. Known to be a good swimmer, it is believed DeBernardo was injured in the fall. His body was recovered. It was DeBernardo’s wish to be buried at sea, and his remains were cast to the waters off New York state from the USS Waukegan County LST-16 in November 1966. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 4.21.2018
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

THANK YOU

Dear CPO Frank Debernardo,
Thank you for your service as a Chief Boatswain's Mate on the U.S.S. EVERETT F. LARSON. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 11.5.2015
POSTED BY: Dr. Timothy C. Hoffman

Great Chief Petty Officer and Great guy.

We served on the USS Everett F. Larson, (DD-830) together in Viet Nam and always remember Frank as a go to guy. Thank you for your service may your family find comfort in the Faith and may you Rest in Peace.
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POSTED ON 7.17.2015
POSTED BY: Jennifer M. Oliver

To this Hero's Family, too....

Words cannot express my heartfelt and tearful gratitude to You, AND the family you had to leave way too soon.
Your sacrifice moves me beyond words, but my heart goes out and my gratitude overflows for your family still here... Their sacrifice is often forgotten. ~much love~
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POSTED ON 11.16.2014
POSTED BY: Karen A. Hickman Gold Star Sister, Cpl. Thomas S. Hickman 8/26/1970

Thank You Sir

Thank you for your service to our country, you will never be forgotten.
Your family has my respect and honor as well, being a Gold Star Family.
RIP Hero*
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