Johnson, James W = 1944

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Johnson, James W = 1944 - Service Men From This Area Are Continuing Their...
Service Men From This Area Are Continuing Their Efforts For "Winning Early And Full Victory - .Men from this section of the state who have entered 0 the armed forces are continuing their efforts toward ob---taining an early and complete victory over the aggressor Co nations. Some of these men are engaged in the combat zones while others are in the homeland completing preparations t for battle duties. ' "A STAFF SERGEAJNT UJ-Attln- ZrYT. GRAVES, whose wile, Mrs. au- hrov flravps. resides in Henderson, is now on duty with the First -"' Army in Germany. Sgt. Graves Jeft nere with the 117th Infantry 7win September, 1940, and was sta-Stioned while in the homeland at WFt. Jackson. S. C Ft. Benning, ' Ga., Camp Blanding, Fla., Camp Forrest, Tenn.. and Camp Atter-Cbury, Ind. He went overseas m February of this year. w CORPORAL NOLAN C. WOO-VLEY. son of Mr.' and Mrs. J. T. .Vwooley of Pinson, is now on duty in England. He received his tramming at Camp Van Dorn, Miss., Shreveport La., and Camp Maxey, Tex. Entering the service Decem- ber 4. 1942, he went overseas in September of this year. Corp. AAVooley is with the Field Artillery. PRIVATE WALTER L. JORDAN, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Jordan of Route 1. Jackson, has just com-, . pleted a furlough at home with his wife, and two daughters. Brenda -ue and Charlotte Ann, who reside -t 552 Highland Ave. He entered the service eight months ago and received his basic training at Camp Wheeler," Ga. After further in- struction at Camp Shelby, Miss., he "-'is stationed at Ft. Meade, Md. SERGEANT JAMES W. JOHN SON, now on duty with the Eighth Air Force in England, was promoted recently to his present rank, according to word received by his mother, Mrs. Elsie Wilson Johnson, 422 Hays Ave., Sgt. Johnson left Jackson for the Army December 12, 1943. Three Jackson and one Dyers-burg men enlisted in the Navy recently, according to Lt. Comdr. E. E. Keith. Navy recruiting officer in Nashville, announced. They are: HAROLD THOMAS PICKLER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Alonzo Pickler of Route 1, WILLIE GENE JACKSON, son of Mrs. Sadie Gaf-ford Piercey of 223 Gordon St., and GLEN COPEMAN AD AY, son of Mrs. Mary Ida Aday of 130 Poplar St.. Jackson; and J. C. BRASS-FIELD, son of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Brassfield, 117 Dawson St., Dyers-burg. J. D. ESTES. seaman first class, son of Mrs. R. S. Moore of Sharon, has completed aviation machinist mate school at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Norman, Okla. PRIVATE MOSLEY L. RUSSELL, whose family resides at 765 N. Royal St., has been assigned to the Army Service Forces Training Center, Camp Plauche, La., for ,

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  1. The Jackson Sun,
  2. 05 Nov 1944, Sun,
  3. Page 23

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