With Those In The Service: March 22, 1945

March 22, 1945

Military Miscellany

S. F. 3-c Vernon L. Hill, Seabees, who is at Annapolis Naval Hospital as result of ankle fractures sustained in the South Pacific, spent the weekend at his home in Flohrville. He expects to return this week for a 30-day leave.

According to his parents who now live in Cambridge, Md., Seaman JOhn T. Scott, Jr., is on Iwo Jima, his Navy battalion having joined forces with the Marines. John’s younger brother, David M., has enlisted in the Naval Reserve and is receiving his boot training at Bainbridge.

Seaman 1-c Owen F. Ripley, a Navy gunner on a transport, recently returned from a 20,000 mile trip that took him to most of the world’s war theatres with supplies. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Ripley, Woodbine.

it looks like the Navy for Herbert L. Crook, Jr., who has just been classified and last week passed a preinduction physical examination.

Soldier Items

Capt. Margaret Currens, army nurse stationed in Australia for the past three years, has arrived in San Francisco. She is to report to Fort Meade, Md., after which she expects a month’s furlough.

Pvt. William C. Tomlinson, George Field, Ill., has been home this week on furlough.

Pfc. Peter DiClementi reported back to Camp Butler, Pa., on Monday after being home on furlough.

Flight Officer Raymond Seitz spent several days of last week with his brother, Michael W. Seitz, Freedom.

Pfc. Glenn W. Miller, who was wounded in Germany on October 18, returned to Walter Reed Hospital last Friday, after spending a 21-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Miller, Gamber. Mr. and Mrs. Miller also heard from their eldest son, Cpl. Decatur H. Miller, who is a military policeman with the 106th Division. Cpl. Miller received the Bronze Star medal for meritorious service in connection with military operations in Belgium.

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