Joseph F. Shornak

Born: October 11, 1904
Killed in Action (MIA): February 3, 1943 while on the USS Dorchester near Greenland.

U.S. Army Air Force
Rank: Private

Prior to entering the service in August 1942, Pvt. Shornak worked in the Jacksonville, Florida City Engineer’s Office.  

At the time of his death, Pvt. Shornak was survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Felax Shornak, four sisters, Mrs. Frances Willoughby, Mary Shornak, Rose Shornak and Mrs. Christine Mariniak, and one brother, August Shornak.

Pvt. Shornak received a Purple Heart for his service and is memorialized on the East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York where his name is inscribed on the pylons of the missing.

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