Mrs. Ella Babinetz, Lansford, learned today that her son, Pfc Frank L. Babinetz, had died Dec. 18 of wounds suffered in military action in Europe. It was the second time he had been wounded and it was the third casualty to be reported to his mother in less than three months. Previously two other sons had been wounded in the war. Frank was married to the former Helen Paslawsky of Coaldale and was the father of two children, Jocelyn, 9, and Michael, 7.
On this date
Wednesday, January 6, 2010