Dr. Roy A. Highsmith in France 1954

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Dr. Roy A. Highsmith in France 1954 - Family Of Mt. V. Major To Join Him In France...
Family Of Mt. V. Major To Join Him In France The family of Major Roy Highsmith, former well known Mt. Vernon physician, is making plans to join him in France. Mrs. Virginia Highsmith, of 18001/2 Oakland Avenue, said today today she is making preparations for the overseas trip while awaiting awaiting word from the Department of the Army on arrangements for port call and mode of transportation. transportation. "We hope to leave for France in March," she said. Making the overseas trip will be Mrs. Highsmith and her four children—Alan, 13-year-old junior junior high school student, Jim, 10- ypar-old fifth grader at Lincoln. David, five-year-old kindergarten student at Lincoln, and John, age six months. Major Highsmith is coinmand- ing officer of the 319th Station Hospital at Landes Dessac, France, about 40 miles inland from the port city of Bordeaux. The former Mt. Vernon physician physician also serves as piedical consultant consultant of the Bordeaux area. Major Highsmith was called to active'service in January, 195'2 with a medical unit of the 44th National Guard Division, which took its training at Camp Cooke, Calif. He went overseas September 10, 1953. Major Highsmith, an Air Force veteran of World War II, has chosen to make his career in tlie service; • p

Clipped from Mt. Vernon Register-News18 Feb 1954, ThuPage 1

Mt. Vernon Register-News (Mt Vernon, Illinois)18 Feb 1954, ThuPage 1
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