|The Pilot Tribune 15 July 1943|
Sgt. John Bailey, 27, Said Dead
FORMER HERMAN YOUTH, JAP PRISONER, REPORTED TO HAVE DIED
The war department; during the past week that Sgt. John Bailey, 27, former Herman youth who was a Japanese prisoner in the Philippines, died there recently.
His mother is Mrs. Frank Bailey, who is now at Raymond, Wash.
Sgt. Bailey enlisted in the Army in December, 1940. He is a nephew of Claude Frye of Southwest of Herman, and his grandmother, Mrs. Cass Frye, formerly of Herman.
Note: Since the actual death date was not given, the news article date was used.
~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~