Earning the nickname "Angel of the Trenches", Father John B. DeValles was a New Bedford war hero. He would go out into the battlefields during WWI to help retrieve a wounded soldier or keep watch over the ones who lay dying.
Lt. Frank L. Baylies was a highly-respected WWI Flying Ace who hailed from New Bedford, Massachusetts. He flew a number of combat missions and shot down 12 enemy German warplanes. But there would be one mission where he wouldn't return.