The La Crosse tribune August, 16th 1951
Local Man Now Army Corporal James I. Marcou has been promoted to the rank of corporal corporal while serving with the army in K o r e a according according to word received by his parents Mr. and Mrs. James A. Marcou, 1013 Avon street. Marcou, who took his basic training- at Camp Polk, La., was awarded the purple heart tor wounds which he received received in action on June 10, MARCOU 1951. He also has been recommended recommended for the bronze star decoration. decoration. A 1948 graduate of Aquinas high school, Marcou enlisted Oct. 13, 1950. He was sent overseas overseas on March 8, 1951, following completion of his basic training. Marcou's address is: Cpl. James I. Marcou, R. A. 17291123, Co. A, 27th Ret. APO 25, port- master, San Francisco, Calif.