Harriett Watson handed a flag that flew this week at the USS Indianapolis memorial to her son, Bob Batson. Watson's husband Eugene Batson died when the ship was sunk by the Japanese in July 1945. Brad Newland (center) delivered the flag from Indiana to Kansas City.
Harriett Watson handed a flag that flew this week at the USS Indianapolis memorial to her son, Bob Batson. Watson's husband Eugene Batson died when the ship was sunk by the Japanese in July 1945. Brad Newland (center) delivered the flag from Indiana to Kansas City. Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
Harriett Watson handed a flag that flew this week at the USS Indianapolis memorial to her son, Bob Batson. Watson's husband Eugene Batson died when the ship was sunk by the Japanese in July 1945. Brad Newland (center) delivered the flag from Indiana to Kansas City. Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com

KCK man lost at sea when torpedoes sunk USS Indianapolis is not forgotten

July 31, 2015 10:10 PM