Pasquale Bettio – Chief Metalsmith, United States Navy

NAVY AIR VICTIMS BURIED

Funerals at Arlington for Akron Officer and Two From the J-3

WASHINGTON, April 7, 1933 – Funeral services for a victim of the Akron disaster and two others who lost their lives in the search for survivors were held today in Arlington National Cemetery.

Services for Lieutenant Commander Harold E. MacLellan of the Akron took place at 1 o’clock.  Services for Lieutenant Commander David E. Cummins were held an hour later and for Aviation Chief Metalsmith Pasquale W. Bettio at 10:30 A.M.

Lieutenant Cummins and Bettio were drowned in the wreckage of the non-rigid airship J-3, which went to search for survivors of the Akron.  They were forced down in the sea off Beach Haven, New Jersey, Tuesday afternoon.


BETTIO, PASQUALE

  • CHF METALSMITH USN
  • DATE OF DEATH: 04/04/1933
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 17 SITE 22400
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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