Moberly Monitor July 1st, 1944 Page #1
from- now over revealed was until .the in upon Wounds Fatal To H. T. Oldham, In Pacific Herschel Thomas Oldham, 24, chief machinist's mate, died as result of -wounds received while performing duties in action 15 in a Pacific theater, according end try as to a telegram from th e Ts-avy; Department Department received this morning- his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Oldham, 114 Kirby street. . CMM. qldham, who -had; six .years in the Navy, re-enlisted last May. He was born in Moberly, .joined '" First Baptist church when he was 10 years old, attended..Central school, was graduated from. Moberly Junior" High and wag a student in Moberly Junior College at the time he Â· enlisted in the Navy. Besides his parents, he .is 'survived 'survived by. his "wife, who lives Francisco; and a sister, Dorothy Mae Oldham- of the home. He the Oldhams' only son.