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... .... . Pallbearers will be other mem-by mem-by bers of Jhe tank battalion .who Mercer Victim 0! Death March Hero Sgt. Bottoms' Body Is Returned For Burial HARRODSBURG. K'.. Oct. 21 VP) The oody of S-Sgt. S-Sgt. S-Sgt. . John Bottoms, one of several Har rodsburg men captured bv the Japa ianese on Balaan tlurin. 'a Id War II. arrived hero to - dflv fnr iiiilit;irv ' fnncl'.'il .' serv- serv- I . J . I ices. I Bottoms survived the "Deatn March" following his, capture April 8, 1912. but died May 213. in a Japanese prison camp, He was -26 -26 at the tune ol Ins death. , . ; .. ' . Bottoms was a member. e Jlicl 192nd Tank Battalion, a .H:ir- .H:ir- j rodsburg National Guard unit,' called to active duty with Ihe Regular Army in the early days of Selective Service. Capt. fcd-win-W. fcd-win-W. fcd-win-W. fcd-win-W. fcd-win-W. Rue. another member of the unit, said Bottoms was well liked by his own buddies as well as by his Jup captors. The Rev. Evans . T. Moseley, pastor of Harrodsburg Baptist Church and an Army chanlain during the war, will conduct ; fvlccs. here at 2:30 P m. iii- iii- ""'".u "lc ' ueJU1 T?Jey ".cl,ude Jack WilsOn,;Vi. gil Elliott, Kenneth Hourigan and Edwin Elliott, Harrodsburq, and M-Sgt. M-Sgt. M-Sgt. Joe Anne and T-Sgt. T-Sgt. T-Sgt. Morgan French, Harrodsburg Harrodsburg men now stationed at Fort Knox. Bottoms is survived bv his w'dow, Mrs. Anna Bottoms Whit - .k,e.r Richmond a son, jonn Williams Bottoms. 9: his moth- moth- er, Mrs. J. Ml Pftikston, Har - roasDurg, and a brother, Marson Bottoms, Winchester. to to min-, ; I j . (Vm-I ! ! I . 1 i I i p - to 1 !

Clipped from The Advocate-Messenger21 Oct 1948, ThuPage 1

The Advocate-Messenger (Danville, Kentucky)21 Oct 1948, ThuPage 1
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