Local news briefs- Sept. 8
Bataan veteran, Pine River native dies
James H. Bogart, a Bataan Death March veteran and a native of Pine River, died last month in Washington.
The Tri-City Herald of Kennewick, Wash., reported that Bogart joined the Minnesota National Guard in 1940, was a staff sergeant with the 194th Tank Battalion and was deployed to the Philippines.
He was born Dec. 16, 1920, in Pine River and moved to Kennewick in 1950. He was a union carpenter and retired in 1982.
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