USN (2235964). American
|Died||2 Sep 1943|
Roster information listed for Frank Raitt
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Chatham||Steam passenger ship||Radioman Third Class||27 Aug 1942||U-517 (1)|
Husband of Margaret Elenore Riatt, of Newton, NJ. Frank Riatt was injured during the sinking of Chatham. After convalescence he became an Aviation Radioman and died when his TBF Avenger aircraft crashed on take-off from the light carrier USS Belleau Wood east of Baker Island in the Pacific Ocean on 2 September 1943.
- American Battle Monuments Commission
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