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AldredPOW - 'Missing' Louisvillian Broadcasts From Prison...
'Missing' Louisvillian Broadcasts From Prison Heard over a short-wave short-wave short-wave broadcast from a Nazi prison camp by A. G. Reed, 1755 Harold, was the voice of Corp. William A. Hovecamp. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hovecamp, Manslick Road, have believed him missing in Africa since April 5. A War Department Department notice notice that Cor-p Cor-p Cor-p o r a 1 Hove-c Hove-c Hove-c a m p was missing in action action came to Mr. and Mrs. Hovecamp the day after receipt receipt of a letter from him saying saying that he would soon be on the fighting front. R e e d s a i d yesterday he heard the cor V - Mm ' -. -. "if ii Aldred poral s voice ay that he was in "good health" nd "being treated well." Pfc. John B. Aldred, son of Mr. ind Mrs. Alfred R. Aldred, 2312 W. Kentucky, is a prisoner of the Japs, according to an official notice notice received yesterday from the War Department. Private Aldred has been listed as missing since the fall of Bataan. He joined the Army in January, 1941. and went to the Philippines with the 192d Tank Battalion. Aldred formerly was employed by National Distillers, Inc. A Purple Heart Medal awarded posthumously to their son, Sergt. Opme fcverflon Dowdell," was received yesterday yesterday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ophie A. Dowdell, 179 Francis. A cava 1 r yman who enlisted August, 1940, Sergeant Dowdell Dowdell was killed in Africa on February 1. Th nntlra rf 4 Dowdell the award was received by his parents last month. Dowdell was stationed at Fort Knox prior to embarkation. $50 VALUE 2f I parents, Mr.

Clipped from The Courier-Journal18 Apr 1943, SunPage 2

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)18 Apr 1943, SunPage 2
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