Bernard L Byrd Promoted to rank of Corporal.
Men In Service J.OCAI, S E R V I C E M PROMOTIONS Eleven Berrlcn countyilos now erving with the 317th Pontoon iridgc Company at Camp McCoy, Vis., have been recently promoted was announced today from the 'ompnuy headquarters. Six are rom Bcnton Harbor, one from Stl' oseph, and one each from Stevcns- llle, Eau Claire, Beirlon Springs nd Baroda. The unit, commanded by Captain Wayne R. Stevens of Benton Har- or, left, the twin city area on Sept,. 1, 1950 and was first stationed t Camp nuckcr, A l a . On lary 18, 1951. the unit was ordered o Camp McCoy, wis., for additional additional training, John Gard of St. Joseph has n'omotcd to'corporal. Fie is the son if Mr. and Mrs. Jay Garci, 3000 Jlles avenue, and prior to being 'ailed to duty w i t h the u n civcd two years al. the Sandia ockcl testing base in New Mexl- Promotcd to corporal was Leslie jlassburn. Jr., husband ot Mrs. Clleen Qlassburn, route 2, Box 2GA, Bcrrien Springs. Also 'promoted o corporal was Jacob S. Myers, msband of Mrs, Martc L. Meyers, of Baroda. William Bancroft of Stevensvlllo ind Donald L. Hock of Euu Claire were also promoted to corixirnl. inncrofl Is ihc son of Mr. and loward Bancroft, and Rock is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Rock, Thnrman Harbison, route 2, Ben- .011 Harboi^ was promoted to sergeant sergeant first class. Bcnton Hivborltes iiroiuotcd to corporal were James Uordcll, 1370 Ross avenue; Hubert L. Johnson, route 1, Box 7 4 - Ki't W. M a r t i n , 0(18 Chicago William N. Thar, route 2, Box 43!!, and Robert, A. Wlnsell, 85'2 East Vineyard street. Four men from Van Buren conn- !y serving with the Pontoon Bridge company received promotions. They are Paul Abrams, husband of Shirley Abrams, H a r t f o r d been promoted to corporal and Is supply clerk for the company, are Clarence E. Yules, son of Mr, and Mrs. Clarence 11. Yules, route 1, Hartford, also promoted to corporal and serves as assistant section eadcr of the group. Two South Havenlfes getting noted arc Ralph D. Sprlngcll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude B. Spring- tl. route 3, nnd Bernard L. Byrd, ion ot Mr. and Mrs. Dale Byrd, Â·outc 3, both receiving the rank of e.ovpornl, Spvtngett is mechanic in he motor section, while Byrd is assistant section leader.