Clay Bonnyman Evans’ grandfather, Alexander “Sandy” Bonnyman Jr. (May 2, 1910 – November 22, 1943) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was killed in action on Betio Atoll in the Gilbert Islands during World War II. Sandy Bonnyman’s bones lay buried under the sand of Tarawa for over 70 years.
Bring them home. Never leave a fallen comrade behind. This is the focus of History Flight. Steve Cassells is an archaeologist who volunteers with History Flight.