The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 18, 1944
Benajamin Franklin Neves, seaman in the U.S. Navy located at Corpus Christi, was killed Friday in a seaplane crash, with five others. The crash occurred 15 miles northeast of the Naval Air Station on the Mud Flats of Harbor Island. Funeral services and interment took place Monday at Jermyn.
Seaman Neves was the son of Mr. And Mrs. John Neves of Jermyn.