Crawford County

Sgt. Raymond E. Bartlett


S. W. Iowa War Dead Returned For Burial

Three southwest Iowa war dead have been returned to the United States from the Pacific area aboard the United States army transport Dalton Victory, the department of the army announced Sunday.

The army said next of kin were notified in advance of the arrival of the ship, and would be notified again after arrival of the remains at regional distribution centers. Thirty-four Iowans were aboard the Dalton Victory.

Southwest Iowans with their next of kin:

Sgt. Raymond E. Bartlett, marines, Mrs. Lena M. Bartlett of Denison; 2nd Lt. Richard E. Mallette, air forces, Frank G. Mallette of Atlantic; Cpl. Oscar D. Peterson, army, Mrs. Anna M. Peterson of Shenandoah.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, December 05, 1948, Page 25