Pearl Harbor sailor to be laid to rest Saturday

James C. Solomon, Navy Seaman 1st class

A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on July 14 in Perryman Cemetery to honor Navy Seaman 1st class James C. Solomon who was killed on Dec. 7, 1941 while he served on the USS Oklahoma moored at Pearl Harbor. Solomon was the first Montague County casualty from World War II will finally be laid to rest in his hometown of Forestburg after years of being buried as an unknown sailor. He will be buried with full military honors.

Read the full feature on the sailor in the mid-week News.

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