FRANCIS W. GREENE, ENS, USNR
Birthdate & Date of Loss
|Date of birth:||August 21, 1921|
|Date of death:||March 22, 1945|
Francis Whittle Greene is listed among those “gone but not forgotten.” The 1944 Naval Academy Register lists him as resigning on January 14, 1943 with this note: "Deficient in studies. Recommended to be dropped. Permitted to resign."
From Find A Grave:
Ensign Francis [Whittie] Greene was a Co-Pilot on a US Navy PB4Y-2 'Privateer' squadron VPB-119 when his plane was shot down over Amoy Harbor, China on 22 March 1945. Greene and 5 other crew were lost.
That is the summary of the March 1945 War Diary entry of Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB)119.
He has a memory marker in Hawaii.
|Class of 1946|
|Francis is one of 35 members of the Class of 1946 in Memorial Hall.|
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