52 Ancestors #32: Paratrooper Doug Frost

My grandfather and his three younger brothers all served in the military during the World War II era. The youngest brother, Douglas Kingsley Frost, was an Army paratrooper that enlisted in January of 1944.

Douglas Frost 1944

Douglas Frost 1944

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Everett, Massachusetts newspaper article 1944

Doug was born in Brooklyn, NY, 21 October 1925. He was married twice, first to Ruthie (unknown maiden name) with whom he had one son, David Duane, born in 1960. In 1976, David died in Miami at just 15 years old. Doug married his second wife, Dorothy [she went by Jody] (Rouleau) on 28 July 1973 in Miami. On Halloween, 1978 Doug died in his sleep probably due to a heart-related issue, he was 53 years old.

This post is 32nd in the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge series.

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