Skip to main content

Archive - Feb 19, 2013 - News Article

Date
Type

MIA Veteran honored 70 years later

February 19, 2013

Through the steady cadence of taps being played at the Colville Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) comes the soft sound of weeping---Franseen “Benny” McKay mourns the brother she lost 70-years ago when she was a girl of 12.
In 1943, Air Corp 2nd Lt. William W. Bartlett was killed in action when his bomber was shot down over Austria while returning from its first mission. Bartlett, the plane’s navigator, and the rest of his crew, were considered missing in action (MIA). Their bodies were never recovered.

Connect to Statesman Examiner


Connect with us on Facebook
Connect with us on Twitter

Arizona (11-3) 12 @ St. Louis (6-8) 6
But Cougars have experience The Jenkins High girl’s basketball team heads into the 2014-2015 season...
Cougs ninth at Deer Park Invite The Jenkins High wrestling program began its 2014 season with a...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes