World War II
BATHURST, VERLAN E
First Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Cherokee, Alfalfa County. H. A. Bathurst, Father, Cherokee. Born November 17, 1921. Enlisted July 20, 1942. Decorations: Air Medal; six Oak Leaf Clusters; Order of the Purple Heart; Presidential Unit Citation. Served as Fighter Pilot with his group during the' , Battle of the Bulge' , in Belgium. Died March 10, 1945, in action near Hadamar, Germany.
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