Bloomfield, New Jersey – October 26, 1911 – Dorothy B. Pierson was married to Lieuenant William F. Bevan.
MAJOR WILLIAM F.BEVAN
Veteran Of 24 Years In Marine Corps Is Dead In Fiftieth Year
WASHINGTON, June 19, 1931- Major William F. Bevan, United States Marine Corps, veteran of service in various parts of the world, including France in the World War, died at his home here today. He had been ill for several months.
He was born in Virginia forty-nine years ago. His services in the Marines covered twenty-four years. Major Bevan served in the Philippines, China, Santo Domingo, Haiti and Nicaragua, as well as in France.
He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Leila B. Parsons of this city.
NOTE: See file on the suicide of Second Lieutenant James N. Sutton, Jr.
BEVAN, WILLIAM FRANCIS
- MAJOR US MARINE CORPS
- DATE OF DEATH: 06/19/1931
- BURIED AT: SECTION W SITE LOT-128
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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