NEEDHAM BOY IS MISSING IN EUROPE AREA Sgt. Dale Bills, Engineer On Flying Fortress, Is Re- ported Lost July 28; Edinburg Grad The county's list of dead and missing in World War II was boost- ed today with word from the War Department that Technical Sergeant W. Dale Bills, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bills of near Needham, is listed as missing. Sgt. Bills, a member of the army air forces, has been missing In the European area since July 28. He has been overseas since early in June and served as an engineer on a Fly- ing Fortress. Formerly employed by the Indian- apolis Power & Light Company, Sgt. Bills is the husband of Mrs. Eliza- beth Bills of Sandborn. The Bills family moved to the Needham community after being forced to evacuate their farm house in the Pigsah community at the time of the construction of Camp Atterbury. A former student in and graduate of Edinburg high school, Sgt. Bills is a cousin of Loran E. Bills of Bargersville, principal of Center Grove high school and assistant agricultural agent of Johnson county.
Transcribed from materials in the Genealogy Library Family Files collection of the Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131