With Those In The Service: October 25, 1945

October 25, 1945

Veterans Discharged

VERNON BENNETT, Sykesville. Technician Fourth Grade, Detachment 1386 Service Command Unit. Inducted March 19, 1943; discharged Oct. 12, 1945. Good Conduct medal.

JAMES B. NAUROT, R.1, Sykesville. Discharged Oct. 4, 1945, from U.S. Marine Corps. Served in Pacific theatre (Marshalls, Saipan, Tinian, Iwo Jima, etc.) from Jan. 13, 1944 to April 15, 1945. points 73. Character of service: excellent.

LLOYD H. DILLER, Woodbine, Md. Pfc. Hdqr. Co. 271st Inf. Points 99. Inducted May 7, 1941; discharged Oct. 4, 1945. Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe. Good Conduct medal, European-African-Middle Eastern service ribbon with Arrowhead, and Distinguished Unit Badge. Foreign service: 2 years, 11 months, 24 days.

LEE R. GRIMES, Sykesville. Pfc., 405th Collecting Co., 162nd Medical Battalion. Inducted May 9, 1942; discharged Oct. 5, 1945. Tunisia, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Po Valley. Good Conduct medal, E.A.M.E. service ribbon with bronze arrowhead.

MAURICE W. GROGG, Springfield Hosp., Sykesville. Inducted April 27, 1943; discharged Oct. 8, 1945. Sicily, Naples-Foggia. Good Conduct medal, American Defense service medal, E.A.M.E service medal. Foreign service: 1 year, 7 months, 8 days.

Military Miscellany

Yeoman Reginald Arrington, who has been stationed at Washington, D.C. for the last three months, after an extensive period of service in the South Pacific, received his honorable discharge last week from the Navy. He is now employed by the Civil Service at Washington, D.C. He and Mrs. Arrington have an apartment there and she is also employed in Washington.

Mr. and Mrs. George Rehhein are he parents of twin boys born this week at Miami, Fla., where the father is stationed with the Navy.

Machinist’s Mate 3-c Charles Robert Wilson, Jr., in the Navy since June 1944 spent the weekend with his parents at Bethesda and on Sunday visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. M. Jones, Sykesville. Stationed on the West Coast at San Diego since January, Bobby came East on a destroyer that is to be scrapped at the Philadelphia Navy yard. On one occasion the local sailor danced at the Hollywood Canteen with Betty Grable and was complimented by that glamorous screen star on his dancing. He expects a 30 day leave soon.

Pfc. George Leakins, Jr.m who recently observed his 23rd birthday, has asked this column to convey his thanks to everyone who remembered him with cards and gifts. He received more than sixty cards. A patient at Fort Howard, Md., for several months, George is soon to be transferred to Mount Alto, Washington, where he is to undergo another head operation.

Soldier Items

Pvt. Darrell Richardson has returned to Camp Carlson, Colorado, after a 15-day furlough.

Latest service men of this community due for discharge soon and return to civilian life include Frederick Koerner, Harry Guy, Mathew Reilly and Terry Dearing.

Pvt. James H. Harry has finished his basic training at Camp Blanding, Florida, and is spending a 14-day furlough with his mother, Mrs. James Harry, Oakland.

Pvt. Ross C. Hornbaker, veteran of four years in the Army and 30 months overseas, was discharged from the military service at Luke Field, Phoenix, Arizona, on Oct. 15, 1945. Ross fought in the New Guinea and Dutch East Indies campaigns. He has the Asiatic-Pacific theatre ribbon with three bronze battle stars, Presidential Unit Citation, American Defense Service medal, Good Conduct medal and five bars for overseas service. He is the son of Mrs. Myrtle Adelsperger, Flohrville.

Thomas Carwell a cousin of Mrs. D.W. Cauthorn and Thomas H. and William B. Welling, who resides in Arlington, Va., was never able to tell his family where he was located during the war. He is now on a furlough with his parents and reported he was in New Mexico working on the atomic bombs.

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