Veterans' Memorial Project

Frank William Graning

Lockport, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1941

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 06/14/1921

Date of Death: 05/20/1945

Affiliations: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Lt. Graning served with a Night Fighter Squadron, 415th Army Air Force. He was killed while piloting a A20B Havoc night fighter over France; it is believed on a test flight. (A second son was born to his wife the next day.) Lt. Graning is buried at Lockport Cemetery, Lockport, Illinois.

-taken from Illinois Aumni News, September, 1945 and University and public records

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