I am certain there are other Frankford men who died on D Day but these 2 come to mind. Both attended Frankford High School.
Ralph Daniel Fischer, Jr.
Ralph was born on February 25, 1921 in Philadelphia. When he registered for the draft in 1942, he was living with his family at 1701 Kohl Street and working at Max Willi Pfau in Langhorne. He enlisted in the Army on September 14, 1942. Corporal Fischer was one of the HQ Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division who parachuted into France on June 6, 1944. He was killed in action at 22 years old. His body was brought home in 1949 and was interred in Ivy Hill Cemetery.
George Lee Meadows, Jr.
George was born in Macon, George on August 14, 1920. By 1930, his family was living at 4243 Rhawn Street in Philadelphia. He enlisted in the Army on March 1, 1940 and rose to the rank of Tech Sergeant when he shipped out to Europe on January 18, 1944. He was in Company A, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division when he was killed in action on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944. He was 23 years old. His body was brought home and interred in Arlington Nation Cemetery.
Rest in peace.