Major Bart Avery

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Title

Major Bart Avery

Subject

World War II
United States Army

Description

Major Bart Avery was killed in Germany on April 6, 1945. A native of Gloversville, New York, Major Avery came to Tuscaloosa to attend the University of Alabama where he played multiple sports including baseball, football, and basketball. Major Avery's connection to Tuscaloosa was further strengthened when he married local girl Ellen Bealle Daniel. Major Avery was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart for his service. Further information can be found on this site: http://www.baseballsgreatestsacrifice.com/biographies/avery_bart.html

Source

Tuscaloosa News

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Date

April 18, 1945

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

1290

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper