John Ellea Tsarnas, Jr.
Saturday, March 3, 1945 pg. 11
“Lt. John Tsarnas Dies In Action”
Lt. John Tsarnas, former Humboldter, was killed in action while leading a flight of dive bombers against enemy shipping off the China coast, according to word received here. His parents Mr. and Mrs. John Tsarnas, lived in southern Humboldt and Mendocino counties.
The officer had many friends in the southern part of the country. He is a graduate of a naval flying school at Corpus Christi, Texas, and has been on duty in the South Pacific for 19 months.