Press Articles

Newspaper Clippings and other Assorted Letters

  Baby Born to Widow of Lieutenant Brown (Jack's Navigator)

  Baby Born to Widow of Lieutenant Brown (Jack's Navigator)

  Army Cadet gets Married (Lieutenant Brown, Jack's Navigator)

  Article declaring Jack missing in action

  Article announcing Jack's Memorial Service at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

  Announcing Jack's next solo performance

  Announcing Jack's Military Service at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

  Buxton Scores High in Minstrel Tryout
(Jack, possessor of a fine voice, is a young Madisonville singer who is expected to go far)

  Military Service Set - Body Finally Found

  Bodies of This Group Enroute to United States

  Jack Completing His Training on a B-24 Bomber

  2000 U.S. Planes Hit Oil, Aircraft Plants in Germany
(from London, England newspaper dated August 16, 1944 - the date of Jack's death on his 2nd bomb run over Magdeburg, Germany)

  The last card accompanying a gift sent to Jack's mom from him

  Jack's life insurance policy and also the letter that Jack's parents had to sign in order for him to enlist in the Army Air Force
(he was considered a minor at age 19)

  Letter written to Jack on October 15, 1944 from his mother
(she never gave up hope that he would be found)