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 22, 2020

Pfc. Jacob Durst Receives Discharge

Pfc. Jakob Durst, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Durst, has received his discharge from the U.S. Army after 47 months of service, of which he was over-sea 36 months. He has 94 points to his credit.

Jacob entered service in December 1941, and received training at Camp Barkley, Texas, and Ft. Benning, Ga. He left for Europe in October 1942, and served in England, Africa, Italy and France as a member of the 21st General Hospital unit. He has three battle stars to his credit.

He sailed for home from Marseilles on October 4th, and arrived at Hampton Roads, Va.,...

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