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Incident Name:
Date: 8/10/1942
Personnel: Frank Riley
Age: 42
Agency/Organization: US National Park Service
Position: firefighter

Summary: On August 10, 1942, Frank Riley, 42, a member of the fire crew at Sequoia NP, died of exposure and exhaustion after becoming lost on his way to a fire.

 

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  • National Parks Gallery: Today's Almanac - August 12, 2013 (please see bottom of screensave below)

    In Memoriam

    On August 10, 1942, Frank Riley, 42, a member of the fire crew at Sequoia NP, died of exposure and exhaustion after becoming lost on his way to a fire.

Frank Riley named as fallen Frank Riley named as fallen
  • California Death Index: Frank Riley
    • Name: Frank Riley
    • Event Type: Death
    • Event Date: 10 Aug 1942
    • Event Place: Fresno, California, United States
    • Birth Date: 28 Nov 1895
    • Birthplace: Missouri
    • Gender: Male
    • Father's Name: Riley
    • Mother's Name: Collins

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