S-Sgt. Marion E. Bordwell, 37, radio operator on a B-29 based on Saipan, was reported missing in action April 2, the War Department has notified his wife, Mrs. Eunice I. Bordwell, 1917 Wright.
Entering the aircorps in September, 1942 he served in all theaters of war, first with a B-24 anti-submarine squadron. In the first land-based squadron to bomb Tokyo, and holds a Presidential Citation and the Air Medal.
Before entering the service he was with the state Highway Department. His wife is the daughter of Mrs. Bertha Kirby and the late Rev. Sol E. Kirby.
Published in the Arkansas Democrat, Monday, May 7, 1945