The Baytown Sun 15 July 1984
Pvt. Boots in war in From The Baytown Sun files this is the way it was 40 and 30 and 20 years a go: JULY 15,1944 Pvt. Harris H. "Boots" Bardin of Goose Creek, is killed in ac' ac' Uon in the Pacific. News of his death was received here late yesterday by his mother, Minnie Barden. He had been overseas since December 1943.