|Rank||Corporal U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||December 11 1950|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Corporal Franklin was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Corporal Franklin was a member of the 506th Quartermaster Petroleum Supply Company, U.S. Army. On December 11, 1950, he was in a truck near Ascom, Korea, when the truck overturned in a rice paddy killing him.