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Robert Lewis Bedle, Jr.
Second Lieuenant, United States Army Air Corps
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2 ARMY FILIERS KILLED IN HAWAII

HONOLULU, June 17, 1941 - An Army fighter plane crashed in Kalihi Valley near Honolu today killing the two occupants, Second Lieutenant Robert L. Bedle, 21, of Augusta, Georgia, and Cadet Ralph Merkl, 26, of Lincoln, Alabama.  The cause of the crash was not disclosed.


BEDLE, ROBERT LEWIS JR
Second Lieuenant, United States Army
DATE OF DEATH: 06/17/1941
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 5796
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 4 August 2007