Bodies of 2 French Officers Drowned in Desert Go Under Escort.
The bodies of Lieutenants Fernand Herbert and Jean Jegou, of the French army, who lost their lives when their auto was carried away in flood waters in the Silver City “wash,” while they were returning from a visit with friends at Tyrone, New Mexico, Friday night, will probabley be shipped Wednesday noon for interment in Arlington national cemetery at Washington, D. C., for the period of the war, at least. An escort of four officers and 16 noncoms is being selected to accompany the bodies.
Major Theier, superior officer of the French military mission, in charge of officer instructors in the southern camps, was here from San Antonio, Texas, Monday. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Tuesday, July 30, 1918