With Those In The Service: November 22, 1945

November 22, 1945

Military Miscellany 

Pfc. William F. McDonald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward McDonald, Sykesville, came home Monday night from overseas. He had served 30 months in the European theatre.

Lt. Louis G. Horris is home on furlough, having been called here by the illness of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norris.

In a letter to his parents, Malcolm Burman, Jr., with the Merchant Marine, tells of sailing from Buckman’s Bay in Okinawa to Yokohama and Tokyo, Japan, and seeing the Emperor’s Palace.

S. 1-c Ira Sichelman, former Sykesville movie house proprietor, who has been in the South Pacific for the past two years, is enroute home from Pearl Harbor.

James Haines, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Haines, of near Berrett, who recently enlisted in the Navy, has entered upon his duties at Camp Carey, Williamsport, Va.

Capt. Hayden Lewis Weds

Capt. Hayden Lewis, former Sykesville teacher, and Miss Frances Hawkins were married Saturday, Nov. 17, in a ceremony performed at 3 p.m., in the First Methodist Church, Frostburg, Md.

W. Holmes Lockard, Sykesville, who with Mrs. Lockward, acted as best man at the wedding. Capt. Lewis, on terminal leave from the Army, plans to pursue studies for a master’s degree at the University of Maryland.

Pfc. Clarence Rosier Home

Thirty-two months after he was inducted Jan 4. 1943, Pfc. Clarence B. Rosier, of Gaither, was discharged on Nov. 15, 1945, with 84 points. Rosier served as a construction machine operator with Co. A. 346th Engr. Regt. As such he drove a bulldozer, building airfields and roads and clearing streets of rubble and debris in many of the war scarred areas of Europe. In 29 months overseas, he saw service in England, Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe. A brakeman on the B. & O. railroad before he was inducted. Rosier received his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. His brother, T.-4 Louis E. Rosier, is now stationed near Paris, and expects to get home around the first of the year.

Veterans Discharged

HARRY E. BECRAFT, Sykesville. Engineer Special Shop Nattalion. Inducted Aug. 28, 1942; discharged Oct. 28, 1945. New Guinea and Luzon. Good Conduct medal, Asiatic-Pacific and Philippine Liberation service ribbons.

FRANCIS M. PICKETT, Woodbine. Discharged Nov. 11, 1945. Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe. Good Conduct and Victory medals, Distinguished Unit badge, European-African-Middle Eastern and American service ribbons.

SAMUEL F. BARBER, Sykesville. U.S. Navy Machinist’s Mate. Discharged Nov. 3, 1945. Asiatic theatre, Philippines. Foreign service: 30 months, 25 days.

WILLIAM A. CREAMER, Sykesville. Discharged Oct. 26, 1945. Northern France, Ardennes, Central Europe, Middle East.

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