Seabeck, Frank Eugene, Maj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1954-1963, 0302, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
Service Years
1943 - 1963
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate
Iwo Jima Certificate

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Rockville
Last Address
Seattle, WA

Date of Passing
Feb 12, 2012
 
Location of Interment
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US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War USMC Officer Campaign Cover




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Last Known Activity
Frank Eugene SEABECK Retired United States Marine Corps Major Frank E. Seabeck passed away February 12, 2012. Frank son of John and Mary Seabeck was born on June 5 1917 in Sherman County, Rockville Nebraska. He came to Washington State in 1935 and graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 1942. During World War 2 Frank served bravely in the Pacific Theater with the United States Marine Corps. He hit the beach on Iwo Jima on the 19th of February 1945 and walked off the island on the 26th of March. He also served in Korea and spent time in Japan, Cuba, and Chile. His military honors include the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Upon military retirement Frank was employed by the University of Washington working in community development. He guided and helped many communities statewide. The Bavarian themed village of Leavenworth was one of his many successful projects. He retired from the University of Washington after many years working at the undergraduate library. Frank enjoyed numerous hobbies and interests, including pheasant hunting, fishing, rock hounding, hiking, gardening, and traveling with family and friends. In later years he particularly enjoyed trips to Hawaii with his long time partner Jane Aslanian as well as many years at his winter home in Sun City West, AZ. In 1951 Frank was married to Marie Combs at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church on Bainbridge Island Winslow Wa. Together they raised 6 children: Patrick (dec.), Kevin (Leslie), Mary (Robert), Michael, Joseph, all of Seattle, and John (Kate) of La Connor, Wa. Also survived by grandson Nolan Li of Seattle.

   
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 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Cadre)1st Parachute Regiment/1st Parachute Bn3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)Marine Barracks
Marine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & IMarine Barracks Annapolis, MD1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1943-1943, 0301, Officer Candidate School (Cadre)
  1943-1943, 0301, 1st Parachute Regiment/1st Parachute Bn
  1944-1945, 0302, 3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)
  1946-1948, 0302, Marine Barracks Bremerton, WA
  1949-1950, 0302, Marine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & I
  1950-1951, 0302, Marine Barracks Newport, RI
  1951-1952, 0302, Marine Barracks Annapolis, MD
  1952-1953, 0302, Marine Barracks Quantico, VA
  1953-1954, 0302, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/H&S Co
  1954-1963, 0302, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)/Battle of the Outposts (Vegas - Reno - Carson)
 Colleges Attended
University of Puget Sound
  1932-1942, University of Puget Sound
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