With Those In The Service: March 15, 1945

March 15, 1945

Soldier Items

Pvt. Frederick Koerner is serving with the 7th Army somewhere in the France-Germany scene of operations.

For the first time in six weeks, Pfc. Louis Sandosky, with the Marines in the fighting on Iwo Jima, has been heard from indirectly by his parents. He was O. K., a buddy wrote, and had just been hurriedly transferred.

Cpl. James B. Naurot, of the U. S. Marine Corps, is recovering, at an Army hospital from wounds received on Iwo Jima. This was James’ fourth battle, he being a veteran of the Fourth Marine Division, which fought on Namur, in the Marshall Islands, and Saipan and Tintan, in the Mariana Islands. He has been awarded a citation for excellent service in the line of duty by Maj. General Clifford Gates.

Cpl. Richard Chipley, who has been transferred to the infantry and trained for combat duty, spend a weekend pass with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. M. Chipley.

Military Miscellany

Eugene T. Schrider, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Benjamin Schrider, Woodbine,k has been advanced in Navy rating to yeoman second class. He is serving outside of the continental limits of the United States.

S. 2-c Granville Merryman returned to Norfold, Va., after a weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Merryman, and family at Oakland Mills.

After being stationed at Hampton Roads for only a month, Pvt. Virginia G. Woodward has been transferred to a new location. Her new address is: Pvt. Virginia G. Woodward, A320-837, 3rd Wac Co., Bcks. 3, Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia.

Mary Ellen Rehbein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Rehbein, of Sykesville, has been graduated from the Naval Training School for Yeomen at Stillwater, Okla. She attended business college in Baltimore before joining the WAVES in October, 1944. Miss Rehbein is the fourth member of her family to serve with the Navy, including her father and two brothers.

New Selectees

Two Sykesville men were among the latest selectees called for induction by Draft Board No. 1, of Carroll County. The group, ordered to report on Wednesday, March 14, included:

Philip Brooks Ridgely and Alfred Junior Linton, Sykesville; Bernard Gosnell, Woodbine; Thomas Andrew Ritchie, Finksburg; Howard Lee Bair, Jr., and Daniel Fillmore Shipley, 3fd, Westminster; Steward Leslie Thompson and John Kenny Elseroad, Hampstead; and Donald Roosevelt Klinedinst, Lineboro.

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