Memorial for Frank Fabrycki

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Collection Frank Fabrycki
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Description Memorial card printed on cabinet card stock for Frank Fabrycki.
Year Range from 1919
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Medium Paper/Ink
Notes Memorial card printed on cabinet card stock for Frank Fabrycki. The American flag is printed in the upper left; Statue of Liberty in upper right; a doughboy or soldier at lower left; British and French colors on shields at right and is imprinted : "Pvt. Frank P. Fabriycki/Died October 11, 1918/Of Accident While Serving/As an Infantryman with/American Expeditionary Forces/In Lovong Rememberance/He left his home in perfect/health,/He looked so young and/brave./We little thought how soon/he'd be/laid in a soldier's grave." The date of death is incorrect.
Frank Fabrycki was a member of the 2nd Wisconsin Regiment, National Guard during the Mexican Border War 1916. In 1917 he was assigned to Company F, 128th Infantry, 32nd Division. On August 4, 1918 he was reported as missing in action, but was severely wounded by poison gas and hospitalized for several months. He lived through the war and while riding on a train, fell and struck his head. He was rushed to a hospital, but died at 7:00 PM on February 5, 1919. He was buried in American Cemetery #6 at Bazvilles sur Meuse, grave # 914. His body was returned and reburied at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Lot 18.
Object ID P1935.17.5
Object Name Card, Memorial
People Fabrycki, Frank
Print size 4.25" x 6.5"
Subjects World War I
128th United States Infantry
32nd Division
Memorial photographs
Title Memorial for Frank Fabrycki
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