Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Lowered flags honor WWII pilot

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
government River Falls, 54022
River Falls Journal
715-425-5666 customer support
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Governor Scott Walker has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff at Wisconsin public facilities from sunrise to sunset Sunday, Oct. 14, as a mark of respect for Second Lieutenant James A. Des Jardins, Appleton, of the United States Army, who died at the age of 21 during 1944 serving in WWII as a pilot.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Online news sources say Des Jardins' remains were found in Germany last year. The soldier will be laid to his final rest in Green Bay Oct. 14.

Advertisement
news@riverfallsjournal.com
Advertisement
Advertisement