With Those In The Service: January 27, 1944

January 27, 1944

Military Miscellany

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Currans, of Sykesville, have been notified by the Navy Department that their son, S. 2-c Edgar Currans was wounded in action in the Pacific on December 26. While no details were given, it is believed the local sailor was not seriously hurt.

Mrs. Ethel Jensen, of Baltimore, who spent a few days visiting among friends in Sykesville, says her husband, Capt. J.R. Jensen, former local physician, is again being “shipped out.” Capt. Jensen spent three months in this country after serving for six or seven months with the army medical corps in the Pacific war area. He has again been sent to the Pacific and is now, temporarily at least, in the Hawaiian Islands.

Pfc. Clyde Lewis, Army Air Base Richmond, Va., was home for the weekend.

Cpl. Thomas B. Stone, who came home on furlough last week and enlisted in matrimony, left his bride, the former Doris Burman, on Wednesday to report to a new station, Camp Polk, La.

Pfc. Claude W. Meadows has graduated from the mechanic school for B-24 Liberator bombers at Kessler Field, Miss., and is now going to gunnery school at Harlingen, Texas.

Cadet-Midshipman Donald Hood, in training at King’s Point Island, New York, to become an officer in the Merchant Marine, was home for the weekend.

Marine Pfc. Edward L. Thomas returned to Cherry Point, N.C., on Sunday, after a 10-day furlough here.

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