News of local servicemen, 1943

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News of local servicemen, 1943 - may i IN THE SERVICE I (Editor's note:...
may i IN THE SERVICE I (Editor's note: Relative! ot irr. lee men who have received promotion promotion or have been enag-rd enag-rd enag-rd in any activity of public interest are invited invited to submit details lor this coinmn.) Mr. and Mrs. Walter Spurgeon Macpherson, Sr., 514 4th St., have two sons in the service. One is Wallace Scott Macpherson. carpenter's carpenter's mate 1c. now stationed at Camp Perry, Williamsburgh. Va.: the other is Coxsw ain Walter Spurgeon. Spurgeon. Jr., L'SCG. stationed at the South Ocean Club in Lake Worth. Ralph J. Blank, Jr., son of Ralph J. Blank, Sr., 6201 Garden Ave., has been promoted to the rank of first lieutenant at Camp Atter-bury, Atter-bury, Atter-bury, Incl. Lieut. Blank will report report to Ft. Sill, Okla., for a special survey course in field artillery. : I ' J Third Officer Louise B. Smith, city, k commanding officer of the new company of Waacs now stationed stationed at Fort Myers. Lieut. Smith has been training at Fort Oglethorpe Oglethorpe for several months. Her husband husband is a first lieutenant in the Air Forces, stationed at Morrison Field. ing the WAVES, she was music supervisor for Indian River County County in Vero Beach. Sgt. Peter L'Angelle has been the guest of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Vierengel, 2210 Ponce de Leon Ave., after a three-year three-year three-year absence from the United States. The son of Mrs. Gertrude L'Angelle. formerly of West Palm Beach, Sgt, L'Angelle is an aviation aviation mechanic and gunner, and has been on duty in North Africa. Also guests at the Vierengel home were James Wannop, USMC, who is stationed at Parris Island, S. C, and James Moniot, y2c, now attending a Navy training school in Miami. delay and service Pfc. Ralph Widell, U. S. Marines. Marines. New River. N. C. has completed completed his course in the Marine telephone school at New River, and is expected Tuesday for a short visit with his mother, Mrs. Alma Widell, 1409 Georgia Ave., after which he will-spend will-spend will-spend fivp months at an advanced school. Pvt. Harold F. Widell, U. S. Air Corps, a brother, is now stationed at Atlantic City, N. J. James Howard Hall, son of Mrs. D. A. Hall, 419 10th St., was commissioned commissioned a second lieutenant at Fort Bcnning, Ga., this week upon successful completion of the offi cer candidate course at the infantry infantry school. Lt. Hall is a graduate of Palm Beach High School and the University of Florida in ! Gainesville, where he was a colonel I in the ROTC training program. He I was also a member of the Phi Delta : Theta Fraternity. 1:10. Hello." 3 3:15. Harold the 2:35, 7:30, Errol E. of Aviation Cadet Robert Neville, I son of 11. O. Neville, Palm St., has ' been transferred from Nashville, i Tenn., to Maxwell Field, Ala., fori primary pibts training. IN THE CITY The American Red Cross Staff Assistance Corps will meet Wednesday Wednesday at 10 a. m. at the American Legion Home, Mrs. Raymond Rich- Rich- Seaman 2'c R. C. Garner. Jr.. U.S.N.R.. left Saturday for Cecil Field. Jacksonville, after having Ra-1 Ra-1 spent a ten-day ten-day ten-day leave w.th his par- par- (S'' Margar-i Margar-i erits, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Garner of , ram, cnan man, announced. 233 33rd St. Pvt. Jack Shepard. Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Shepard, Ri viera Beach, has received his appointment appointment as an aviation cadet and is awaiting assignment at Camp j ! i ! Campbell, learned Ky., his parents have Pvt. William F. Grosser, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Grosser, 1101 54th St., has been advanced to private first class, and is enrolled enrolled in rhe B-24 B-24 B-24 Liberator mechanics mechanics school at Kcesler Field, Biloxi, Miss. 3 3 Richmond H. Oldford, seaman 2d class, postal division of the Navy, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Walter Oldford. 316 Pilgrim Rd., has been transferred from San Diego to San Francisco, Calif. Wave Elizabeth McDowell Miller, Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Ernest Miller, 256 E. Lake-wood Lake-wood Lake-wood Rd., has been commissioned an ensign at the Northampton (Mass.) Navrl Reserve Midshipmen's Midshipmen's School and assigned to active active duty this week. Ensign Miller is a graduate of Palm Beach High School and Florida Florida State College for Women, where she was a member of the Cotillion Club, the college glee club and orchestra, and Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. Before join- join- The original "Punch and Judy" show was written in 1600. Wm' nsi , , -

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  1. The Palm Beach Post,
  2. 06 Jun 1943, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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