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Saturday Tidbits

Courier Tribune
Monday, January 15, 1940
page 6

News of Neighbors

Bern
Alvin Gugelman left Tuesday for San Diego, where he will take up his new duties in the navy.

Centralia
Grant Andrick who joined the navy two months ago and has been in training near Chicago was given a furlought for a visit home with his mother and other relatives. Grant will return Thursday and go to Norfolk Vt for continued training.


Courier Tribune
29 Jan 1940
page 6

News of Neighbors

Centralia
Gerald Moore — grandson of Mrs. Elizabeth Dorman, has been here for a short visit with his relatives. Gerald has completed one term of service in the Navy and is re-enlisting. He will go to San Diego when his vacation is over.


Courier Tribune
26 Feb 1940

“Bern”
Donald Croffoot, who enlisted in the navy Feb. 6, was transferred to the U.S. Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Ill., for an eight-week training period prior to being transferred to a ship in the fleet or a navy trade school. Donald is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Croffoot.


Courier Tribune
11 March 1940

“Domer District”

Harold Wiseman, formerly of Domer district, is now stationed in South American waters. Since Harold, joined the navy he has had five promotions and is now second gunner and may soon be first gunner which means he will have supervision of all the guns of the ship. We are certainly proud of him.


Courier Tribune
25 March 1940

“Aviator Jesse Wilcox Located at Norfolk”

Jesse Wilcox, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Wilcox of [south] of Goff, aviator in the U.S. Navy, is now stationed at Norfolk, Va., after two months at the naval base in Cuba. His parents enjoyed a holiday trip of 11 day to California and went through the ship Jesse flew to Cuba. Mrs. Jesse Wilcox is with her parents at Mullinville, but they hope to be located back in Sand Diego in the spring. Goff Advance.


Corning Gazette
28 March 1940

“Centralia News”
George long has joined the Navy.