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Mflflinburg Telegraph, Miffltnburg, Penn8., Thursday, M~'cK 8, 1945 TO PRIVATE CLASS IN BEIA}IUM Randall L. Bingaman, a Military stationed in Belgium, .has promoted to Private First Class, to information received by mother, Mrs. Verdy Bingarnan of Entering the service in 1942, Pfc. Bir~gaman re- ~ived training in Michigan and Kan- He has been overseas for a of twenty-one mont~hs. He been stationed in E'r~gland and prior to being transferred to luln. Mrs. Biagaman has another son in service, Corporal ~rnerson W. who is at pesen~c station- , .in France He has been over- s for more rchan a year ~C. ~ BIIA]ER t:Pfc. William Bil.ger of Glen Iron ~o was wounded in Luxemqaourg, ~n.uary 10, suffered extensive in- [uries but is receiving excellent care I~d may be sen~ to a hospital in the ~i.ted States, accord.trig to letters ve by :his parents, ,Mr. and Mrs. S. Bilger of Glen Iron. In one letter ~he youth explained he was in a hospital in Paris, Itite weak from wounds in both legs, Le rigM arm, right shoulder, right and right thigh, as well as a wound on the ;back of his head. l~fc. Bilger had a cast oR his right arm and leg and underwent an op- ion ot~ the right leg a~bout Janu- 31. He was also to undergo an on his ,arm in a week or The l~t.ter of January 2,5. stated -~ was in England, that nurses were good care and ph~ h4m fine. A nurse irfformed that he might be sent to the S~ates, according ,to .the let- GUYER STATES larivate First Cl~_~s WilLiam D. cer, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Guyer of Lewis~ourg, w~o was ~nded at Ormac Bay in Leyte, or- at a west coast hospital by ne from the South Pacific. Pfc. ver, who was wi%h an infantry of the m~ny, was struck in ,the by a J~p rifle bullet. In addi- to the Purple Heart, Pfc. Guyer, as ,the Combat Infantry Medal. YRN ; HOb----- rate First Class Joseph Ranck has recently returned to the States from a hospital in the Pacific, arrived a.t his home "Phompson ~treet, Monday where Will spend a 58-day ~urlough. Pfc. is recovering from a nervous very nicely and is now to walk without help. Lewisburg. Before entering the "~ Armed Forces on February 25, 1943, Lt. Fetter was ,a studen,t at Buck- ~ ~ ~ ~ ilnell University. He has been over- - , seas since August, 1944, and is ser- Swengel; Luther "W. Betsker,New ring w~th the 407th. Bomb. Spuadron. Berlin; transfers: Santiago Sanchez, - .... Nestor A. Castro, Floyd Thornton,PFC. MAIZE IN HOSPIT.~I, Charles I. Waiters, Francis P. Vic- Pfc. Glenn Maize, of New F: :1:.:, ~r, Richard S. Gillingham, Paul J. ~s in an Army hospital in this cecum,- g'rederick, Theodore H. Dickey, Lain-i try after a period of seven months' bert J. Pi~'gott. i serviee with the Infantry in th, European theater of operations, ac- M/ SGT. BASSETT ARRIVF.~ ]corciin~ |o corre:pond,.,nc.e received AT MIAMI BEACtl ]by his wife. Miami Beach, Fla., March 8-- i Contacting a severe ea~e of ~rench- M/Sgt. John M. Bassett, 31, Mifflin- f~,ci whV, e serving in Germany. Pfe. Maize was removed to a hos>!!al ie England February 1 IIe arr:,v~d r.- burg, Pa., has arrived at Army Air Forces Redistribu,tion Station No. 2 in, Miami Beach for reassignment processing after completing a tour of duty outside the continental Un- ited States, Medical examine.lions and classi- fication interviews at "this post, pio- neer of several redistri'bution sta- tions operated ,by the AAF Person- nel Distribution Command for AAF returnee officers and enlisted men, will determine his new- assignment. He will re,main al the redistribution station about two weeks, much of whie~h wilt be d'evoted to rest and recreation. :Master Sergeant Bassett was an aircrafl mechanic during 29 months in the European theater of opera- tions. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Bassett, of 256 Chestnut Street, Mitt_ linburg, h'e entered the Army in September, 1941. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL Raymond Gotshall, who is with the U. S. Forces in Belgium. has been promoted, ,to Corporal' according to informa~itm received by his wife of West Chestnut Street. MAJOR IRWIN WITH HOSPITAl, UNIT Major Ratph T. Irwin, son of Mr. and Mvs. Webster Irwin of Mifflin- burg, it is believed is now stationed in :Manila with the 71st Evacuation Hospital Unit. According 'to inform- ation received from .the surgeon he is kept very busy 'in the operating iroom of a hospital. Out of 48 hours he manages to get six hours sleep. IIOME FOR WEEK-END ' Motor Machinst Mate Second Class Bernhard .Dohrmann, who is at preseni stationed at Norfolk, Va., spent a week-end leave with his pa- rents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gardner el MiffHnburg,*R. D. tlOME ON FURIA)UGH Air Cad~*t Harold RuM, Jr., who is stationed at Chanute Field, Ill., is spendin~ a 15-day furlough with his parer~ts, 'Mr. and Mrs. Harold RuM and daughter June of Millmont, R. D. Ruhl left for duty in October, 1944 wRh the U. S. Air Cadet Forces of th~ U. S. Army, received his basic ecralning at S~helapard Field, Texas. Prior ,to his enlistment he was a student a't Bueknell University. R~HONORABI~ DISCHARGE FROM ARMY Paul ,Mabus, son of Mrs. Sylvia Mabus, and .the late John M. Mabus of Lewisburg, returned home last week ~ol,lowir~g an honorable dis- charge from the U. S Armg after two years and five mon.ths of service, it, ciuding two years served overseas. Sgt. Mabus suffered a h:ip wound i while participating in the action in i Italy and was a pa.tien,t it~ an Italian hospRaI until last June when he was returned to the United States. He entered the service November 17, 1942 and was sent overseas the fol- lowing March. Landing wilh Amer_ i