Four sons are in the Armed Services. One is Missing.
Sgt. Bruce Betts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Betts, Town, is Air Casualty. In Over 30 Operational Trips.
The following telegram was received this morning by Mr. and Mrs. A. Betts, Bond St., concerning their son Bruce.
Ottawa, Aug. 1st.
Regret to advise you that your son Sgt. Bruce George Betts is reported missing after air-operations on July 29. Letter follows.
Bruce who is 24 years of age went overseas a year ago in June and when last heard from on July 1st had made over 30 operational trips and said after a few more he was due for a ground leave. Before enlisting he had been engaged with the International Nickel Co. in Sudbury. He received his education in town and was a member of Cambridge St. United Church.
Three brothers are also in His Majesty's service. P.O. Wallace Belts, overseas for two years in November. Donald Betts in an air Training School at Chatham, N.B. and John Stanley in the Ordnance Corps at Camp Utopia near St. John N.B.
Another brother, Stuart is engaged with Crain Printers Ltd. Hamilton and a sister Ethel is in the C.N.R. ticket office in Toronto.
The "Post" joins with the many friends of the family in extending sympathy at this anxious time and hope that better news may be forthcoming soon.