Marine killed in WWII finally coming home decades after he was ‘lost at sea’
DENVER -- The remains of a decorated marine, killed in action are finally unearthed. Now his Colorado family can give him the burial he deserves. 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. was killed in World War II’s Battle of Tarawa and awarded the medal of honor posthumously. His family was told he was lost at sea and for more than 70 years his headstone has honored him above empty ground.