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Looking Back at "News of the Men In Service"

Over the balance of this year, the Post Messenger Recorder will be running News of Men In Service, which ran on the front page, column 6 of each week’s New Glarus Post, compiled by Kim Tschudy

 

October 15, 2020



Sgt. Merlyn Duerst arrived at Newport News on Monday from France. He called his mother by telephone on Monday evening.

Sgt. Millard Tschudy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tschudy, landed on the east coast from Europe last week and expects to be discharged and come home soon.

Pfc. Palmer K. Strickler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Strickler, landed on the east coast and he is expected home soon.

Roger Hefty S1/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Hefty, who has been in South America, is here visiting his parents.

Pfc. Wilbert Frick, son of Mrs. Amelia Frick, received his honorable discharge from the Army at Ft. Lewis, near Spokane, Wash. His wife has been managing the Frick stores at Glendale and Pasadena, Calif., while he was in the Army.

Pvt. Roy Gessler, who has been at Camp Maxey, Texas, is home on furlough and is being transferred to another camp.

Sgt. Peter Moen, who served with the Army in Europe, has been honorably discharged. His wife is the former Sylvia Engen.

Sgt. Kenneth Klassy, who has been at Camp Roberts, Calif., is home with an honorable discharge from the Army.

Pfc. Gordon L. Henning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Henning, has been honorably discharged from the Army.

Pvt. Bernard Staley, who is with the 1st Marine Corps at Tsientsin, China, has written to his wife, the former Ellen Meier.

Petty Officer Julius Stein is being discharged from the Navy. Mrs. Stein and children, who have been living at Mechanicsburg, Penn., are returning to their at home at Chicago, where Mr. Stein will join them. Mrs. Stein is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lienhardt.

Lt. Ray Fritz has returned after 4 1/3 years of military service. He went to Camp McCoy for his final discharge. He served most of his time in General Military Police service in the Hawaiian Islands. His wife, the former Kathryn Kubly, made her home with her parents during his absence.

Pfc. Earl Pauli has returned to his family at New Glarus, having received his honorable discharge. He served 39 months, 21 months of which were in the South Pacific area. He has 98 points to his credit, was a member of the 113th Engineers, 38th division, is entitled to wear four battle stars which include the New Guinea, Leyte and Luzon campaigns. He was employed at Badger Ordinance before entering service.

Fred Theiler FS1/c left Sunday for San Diego, Calif., following a 30-day leave which he spent with his parents here. He wishes to express his appreciation and thanks to all who remembered him in any way during his long service in the Pacific and the hospitality shown him while on leave.

Corp. Robert U. Ferry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Merly Ferry, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Urben Sr., New Glarus, has been discharged after almost three years of service, including 20 months in Europe with the Air Force as an airplane mechanic. He wears six campaign stars on his ETO ribbon.

Conrad P. Heimann is being honorably discharged from the Army at Truax Field, Madison, Wis. A veteran of 25 months in Alaska and the Aleutians in the Infantry, he holds the Good Conduct Medal. He entered the Army on March 6, 1942, and was promoted to Private First Class in March 1943, and to Corporal in August 1945. He has been at Columbus Field, Mississippi. Heimann is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Heimann.

Ingwell Brothers Soon To Complete Army Service

Three sons of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Ingwell, New Glarus, expect to be back in civilian life soon after service in the U. S. Army and Marine Corps.

Staff Sergeant Harold Ingwell received his discharge at Camp McCoy on October 11 after three years of service, 29 months of which were served over-sea. He had 90 points to his credit.

Harold entered service in October 1942 and received his basic training at Sheppard Field, Texas. He left for over-sea in May 1943, serving in Africa, Sicily, England, France and Germany as a ground crew member, Air Corps, of the 314 Troop Carrier Group. This Unit twice received Presidential Citations. Harold is entitled to wear seven battle stars.

In Algers they were under enemy fire, while later on buzz bombs were aimed at them.

He was stationed in Berlin for two weeks and what he saw of the city was in ruins. He sailed for home from Southampton on September 28th, and arrived in New York on October 4th.

He was employed at the Pet Milk Co. before entering service.

Sgt. Everette Ingwell has been home on a 55-day furlough and will leave next Tuesday for Green Bow, N.C., where he expects to receive his discharge. He has been in service 31 months and has 70 points to his credit.

Everette entered service in April 1943, and trained at Harlengen, Texas. He arrived at Naples, Italy, in October 1944. As a Gunner on a B-17, 97th Bomber Group, he made 31 missions over enemy territory, Germany, Austria, Yugo Slavia and Southern France.

He sailed for home from Naples on August 13th, landed at Newport News on August 25th and arrived home August 28th. He was employed at Truax Field, Madison, a short time before entering service.

Sgt. Vivian Ingwell is now stationed in Philadelphia. He has 88 points and expect a discharge soon. As a member of the U.S. Marines, he saw considerable service in the South Pacific area. Vivian also was employed at the Pet Milk Co. before entering service.

Everette and Harold have purchased the Glaeden Restaurant from Donald Baum, and are to take possession on November 1st.

 
 

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