• Honoring Frankie Westly Kocian

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  • Frankie Westly Kocian was in the 136th Infantry in WWII and was an ammunition handler, machine-gunner and truck driver. He stood guard over Tomoyuki Yamashita (the Imperial Japanese Army General) after Yamashita was captured. 

    His honors included the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon with two Battle Starts, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one bronze Battle Star, three Overseas Service Bars and the Good Conduct Medal.

    - The Kocian Family

    Sponsored by The Northville Chamber; Kocian Excavating has been a proud Chamber member for over 31 years.

  • 2021 May Banner Location - Griswold