Robert Lewis Bedle, Jr.
Second Lieuenant, United States Army Air Corps
ARMY FILIERS KILLED IN HAWAII
HONOLULU, June 17, 1941 - An Army fighter plane
crashed in Kalihi Valley near Honolu today killing the two occupants, Second
Lieutenant Robert L. Bedle, 21, of Augusta, Georgia, and Cadet Ralph Merkl,
26, of Lincoln, Alabama. The cause of the crash was not disclosed.
DATE OF DEATH: 06/17/1941
BURIED AT: SECTION 6 SITE 5796
Posted: 4 August 2007