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    1. Re: [TX-BEXAR-CEM] Millicent Clare BARTLETT.
    2. Howdy Glynis, I found this obituary for Minor Earl Bartlett, Jr.'s sister. I have included the link in case the list serve removes her picture. I also have found WWI registration record for Minor Earl Bartlett, Sr. which shows him as a bridge contractor. I will forward that record to you. Happy Hunting! Kathy OBITUARIES Johnnie Bernhard February 8, 1918 - December 9, 2009 Harper-Talasek Funeral Home 500 W. Barton Avenue Temple, TX 76501 Map to Funeral Home Harper-Talasek Funeral Home 500 W. Barton Ave. Temple , TX 76501 12/11/2009 from 5-6pm Map to Visitation Location Graveside Bellwood Memorial Park 8575 Airport Road Temple , TX 76504 12/12/2009 at 11am Map to Service Location Glenda Tanner Vasicek Cancer Center 2401 South 31st Street Temple, TX 76504 Johnnie Bernhard, age 91 of Temple, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 9 at Scott and White Hospital. Johnniewas born on February 8, 1918 to Minor Earl and Mae Bell Bartlett. Herparents were living in a tent just outside Mason, Texas where herfather was building a bridge. When Johnnie’s mother’s labor began, thecouple went into Mason for delivery. As there was no hospital inMason, they went to a boarding house where Johnnie was born. The womanwho owned the boarding house had a 4 year old grandson visiting her onthis occasion. Coincidentally, that grandson was Milton “Barney”Bernhard, whom Johnnie married 19 years later. Johnniegrew up in San Antonio, graduating from Harlandale High School. Shemarried Milton Bernhard on April 30, 1937. They lived in San Antoniomost of their marriage, eventually moving to Temple in 1977 to becloser to one of their grandchildren. Johnnie was a homemaker andworked for Dyer’s Department Store and Bell County, retiring at the ageof 77. She was active with the Temple Senior Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, sisters; Doris Benson and Effie Elliott, and brother Minor Earl Bartlett, Jr. Sheis survived by daughter Johnnie Mae Oliver and husband Michael ofCarlsbad, New Mexico; daughter Donna O’Kelley Gibson and husband Billof Harker Heights, granddaughter Robyn Filzen and husband Tim ofColorado Springs, Colorado; grandson Wallace O’Kelley and wife April ofAustin, TX, great granddaughters Katie and Sarah Filzen of ColoradoSprings, Colorado. Shewill be missed by her family, her dear friends, and loving neighbors. Memorials may be made to the Glenda Tanner Vasicek Cancer Center atScott and White. -----Original Message----- From: Sarah Reveley <[email protected]> To: [email protected] Sent: Sun, Jan 3, 2010 11:32 am Subject: Re: [TX-BEXAR-CEM] Millicent Clare BARTLETT. Hi Glynis, We all love stories like this! I'm not positive but I think WWII records are still private. Anybody else know? Thought I would mention that San Antonio has one of the largest concentration of military bases in the US, with Lackland, Kelly, Brooks, and Randolph Air Force bases, and Fort Sam Houston army base, plus one of the big National Cemeteries at Fort Sam Houston, so we have lots of war brides here, and altho they are passing on, they proudly refer to themselves as war brides and maintain they accent of their homeland (quite distinguishable from a south Texan). It would be cool if you could locate friends of theirs. Growing up here, it was always a thrill to meet a war bride, somewhat akin to our queen of Fiesta in my eyes. ;-) I found his enlistment record on Ancestry, but no image to send you: His father was Monor Earl Bartlett also. I'll keep looking. Name:Minor E Bartlett Jr Birth Year:1915 Race:White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country:Texas State of Residence: Texas County or City: Bexar Enlistment Date: 21 Dec 1945 Enlistment State:Texas Enlistment City:San Antonio Branch: Air Corps Branch Code: Air Corps Grade:Technical Sergeant Grade Code:Technical Sergeant Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for Hawaiian Department Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men) Source: Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of an enlisted man who had been transferred to the ERC Education:4 years of high school Civil Occupation:Foreman, Construction Marital Status:Single, without dependents Height: 88 Weight:269 Hi Sandra, Thank you for getting back to me so quick. I would love a photo of the grave and a copy of the death cert for Minor. Until Christmas Eve we did not know what had happened to Millicent after 1944. She had been a teacher at an expensive girls school in Sydney, NSW, Aust and then we could not find any trace of her. We knew she had married Minor BARTLETT but could not find any marriage certifiacte for them. A kind soul forwarded to me a list of passengers from Manila to the USA. This ship has War Brides on it, thus we followed the line of thought that she may have been a War Bride. It there a web site over there that we can look up for Minor's war service records? Once again, thank you so much for your help. Cheers, Glynis Wheeler St Marys South NSW, Aust ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sarah Reveley" <[email protected]> To: <[email protected]> Sent: Sunday, January 03, 2010 8:49 AM Subject: Re: [TX-BEXAR-CEM] Millicent Clare BARTLETT. > G'day Mate! > > Minor is buried at the Fort Sam National Cemetery, according to his death > certificate. I couldn't find anything on Millicent, and the Fort Sam > office is closed, but I'll call them back on Monday. I'll be happy to go > photograph the grave for you. I can send you the image of Minor's death > certificate. > > Sarah in San Antonio > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Glynis & Scott Wheeler > To: [email protected] > Sent: Saturday, January 02, 2010 2:41 PM > Subject: [TX-BEXAR-CEM] Millicent Clare BARTLETT. > > > Dear Fellow Listers, > > My name is Glynis Wheeler, I am from St Clair, NSW, Australia. > > I am interested in finding the resting place of a Millicent Clare > BARTLETT (nee FOOTE), b. 25th July 1908 in Gunnedah, NSW, Australia and > died 6th May 2002 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. > > Millicent was the widow of Minor Earl BARTLETT, b. abt 1915 in Texas, d. > 17th December 1973 at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Centre, Lackland Airforce > Base, San Antonio, Texas., USA > > Millicent travelled on the USNS "Fred C Ainsworth" out of Manila, > Phillipines on the 14th December 1951 as an Australian War Bride. Minor > Earl BARTLETT served with the USA Airforce and I think he may have been > stationed at Clark Air Base in the Phillipines sometime between 1944 and > 1951. > > Any information will be gratefully received, > > Many thanks in advance, > Glynis Wheeler > PO Box 3073 > St Marys South, NSW Australia 2760 > > > > E-mail message checked by Spyware Doctor ( > Database version: 6.14040 > > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the > quotes in the subject and the body of the message > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the > quotes in the subject and the body of the message > > > > > E-mail message checked by Spyware Doctor ( > Database version: 6.14040 > E-mail message checked by Spyware Doctor ( Database version: 6.14040 ------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message ------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message

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