Frank J. Smollon Jr., 88, K/393, of Annapolis MD, died Sept. 2, 2012. He was captured by the Germans the first day of the Battle of the Bulge. After his escape and return home he was honored with the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Prisoner of War Medal. He graduated from Pratt Institute with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was employed by General Electric, Maryland Shipbuilding and Dry-Dock and Transamerica DeLaval. Survivors include his wife, Florence; three children; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Frank J. Smollon Jr.
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