Frank Bennett Peets

Korean War
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 2 1953
National Defense Service Medal
Private Peets was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Private Peets was a member of the 406th Engineer Training Brigade at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On September 2, 1953, he and 39 other trainees were given a demonstration ride on an engineer pontoon raft on a nearby lake when the raft capsized. Private Peets and 19 trainees drowned.