Events set for #Bonnyman memorial, funeral #MetalofHonor


(WBIR – KNOXVILLE) The family of 1st Lt. Alexander “Sand” Bonnyman, Jr., honored with the Medal of Honor after he was killed during World War II, has scheduled three public events in conjunction with his burial in Knoxville.y

Bonnyman’s remains were recovered from the Pacific island of Tarawa this spring. He will be buried with honors Sunday at his family’s plot in Berry Highland Memorial Cemetery. He died Nov. 22, 1943, in the Battle of Tarawa.

Source: With Honor: Events set for Bonnyman memorial, funeral