Pvt. Frank Paul Faluotico
Aged: 87.5 years
Kingston Daily Freeman, Tuesday, August 28, 1951
Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Faluotico, Sr., of 369 Washington avenue, are now serving in the armed forces.
Pfc Alfonso Faluotico, Jr., is stationed in Alaska. He enlisted for service August, 1950, after graudation from Kingston High School, Class of 1950.
Pvt. Frank Faluotico is stationed at Camp Rucker, Ala. He entered the army February, 1951, and was also a graduate of Kingston High School, Class of 1950.
Kingston Daily Freeman, Monday, August 25, 1952
Uptown Veteran Receives Wounds In Korean Battle
Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Faluotico, Sr., 369 Washington avenue, that their son, Pvt. Frank P. Faluotico, was wounded in action in Korea August 14.
Notification of the veteran's wounds were dispatched to the parents by Major General William E. Bergin.
Pvt. Faluotico entered the army February, 1951. He was graduated from Kingston High school in 1950.
Another son, Alfonso Faluotico, was recently promoted to airman first class while serving with the air corps in Alaska, it was announced by his parents today.
Kingston Daily Freeman, Wednesday, August 27, 1952
Short Wave Message Says Faluotico 'Fine'
A short wave message picked up by a Colfax, Washington "ham" and relayed to Andrew H. Kuhn of Morris street, Orange, N.J., has been received by Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Faluotico of 369 Washington avenue, stating that their son, Private Frank P. Faluotico, is "getting along fine" in Japan where he was sent after being wounded in Korea.
Pvt. Faluotico was wounded on August 14 and his parents were notified through official channels. Their first word direct from their son was picked up by the Washington radio station and relayed to Orange where Kuhn promptly forwarded the message by mail to the anxious parents. The letter was received Tuesday afternoon.
The message sent by their son read, "Getting along fine. Getting a lot of rest. Please do not worry about me. Everything o.k. God bless you all. Frank."
According to the message the originial radio was sent from Japan on August 25 and picked up in the U.S. at Colfax.
Kingston Daily Freeman, Wednesday, April 22, 1953
Returns to States
Pvt. Frank Faluotico, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Faluotico, 369 Washington avenue, who was wounded August 14, 1952, in Korea, is now a patient at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Albany. Another son, First Sergeant Alfonso Faluotico, who recently spent a 30-day leave with his parents, is now stationed at Orlando, Fla.
~ Courtesy of fultonsearch.org, database of Tom Tryniski