SERVICE FOR HULEN HELD AT ARLINGTON
WASHINGTON, December 14, 1949 – A funeral service for Bertram D. Hulen, for twenty-three years a member of the Washington bureau of the New York Times, was held in the chapel at Fort Myer today. Burial, which was private, followed in Arlington National Cemetery.
Mr. Hulen, who was a veteran of the First World War, and twelve other newspaper, magazine and radio correspondents, were killed on July 12 in an airplane crash near Bombay, India. The party was returning from an inspection of Indonesia at the invitation of the Netherlands Government. The plane crashed into a hill during a rain storm.
Prominent officials attended the service at the military chapel, conducted by Major Gregory Locke, an Army chaplain. Present were Elco N. Van Kleffens, the Netherlands Ambassador; Joseph C. Grew, former Under Secretary of State, Michael J. McDermott, Chief of Infomation for the State Department and others. In the chapel were members of the Times Washington staff, headed by Arthur Krock, chief correspondent; correspondents which whom Mr. Hulen had served for years at the State Department and many personal friends.
Mr. Hulen is survived by his widow, Mrs. Katherine Merriam Hulen, and a brother, George Hulen of Damariscotta, Maine.
HULEN, BERTRAM DYER
CPL US ARMY
WORLD WAR I
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/09/1889
DATE OF DEATH: 07/12/1949
BURIED AT: SECTION 34 SITE 2854
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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