Tarawa Atoll

US Marine James D. OTTO

Marine Cpl. Missing since WWII in Tarawa Accounted For

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced yesterday Dec. 4 that the remains of a serviceman, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Marine Corporal James D. Otto, born in Los Angeles, was only 20 years old. He will be buried …

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Lead archaeologist Kristen N. Baker of History Flight, Inc., carefully exposes the remains of Medal of Honor recipient, First Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr., in May. (Credits: Clay Bonnyman Evans/History Flight, Inc.)

Remains of WWII Hero MOH 1Lt Bonnyman buried sunday

UPDATED 28.09.2015 WWII war hero and Medal of Honor recipient, 1st Lt. Alexander “Sandy” Bonnyman Jr., is one step closer to his final resting place. Bonnyman’s funeral service and burial were open to the public. They’re set for Sunday September 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at West Knoxville’s Berry Highland Memorial Cemetery. Bonnyman’s grandson Clay …

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