ARCE, Frank Paul “Chee”
ARCE, Frank Paul “Chee” (1896-1983) [SS#558-26-4835] Also spelled D'Arce, an early Santa Catalina Island family. Chee was the brother of Stephen Julian “Duke” “Squirrel” Arce.
In the News~
January 15, 1918 [TI/Avalon]: “Frank P. Arce has joined the U.S. Naval Reserve force as a third class electrical engineer, radio, and is now awaiting his call to Point Loma, San Diego. He was excused from the Selective Draft to join the Naval Reserve. He is 21 years of age, has studied radio work in the local station for some time, and is now qualified to send and receive messages.”
May 28, 1918 [TI/Avalon]: “Frank P. Arce, who is now rated as a third class electrician, radio department, at San Diego, visited his parents last week. Frank says he enjoys the work, and is studying hard to secure a higher rating.”