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NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS LINE (2)

Pvt. Greely Sent To Unknown Location

   Mrs. John B. Greely has received word that her husband, Pvt. John B. Greely, a paratrooper, formerly stationed at Camp Mackall, N. C, has been transferred to an unknown destination.
   Pvt. Greely has been in the army since December 2, 1942, and received his basic training at Fort Benning, Ga. On his first furlough nine months ago he married Miss Gladys Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Clark, of 126 Upper Market St., Milton. He has sent his wings home to his wife, and jumping certificate to his mother.
   Pvt. Greely has made two night jumps of from 1,200 to 1,500 feet, and 11 day jumps of the same height.
   Pvt. Greely is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Greely, of 621 Mill Street, Danville.

[The Danville Morning News, Danville, PA, 13 Jan 1944, Thu, Page 6]

Censoring Failure

IN IRELAND
Pfc Robert F. Harper, above, has informed his parents T. O. Harper of 1911 South Union Street, that he has arrived in Ireland. He received his training at Ft Benning, Ga.,  and Camp Mackall, N.C.  Before entering service he was employed at the Delco Radio factory.  He would like to hear from friends, who may obtain his address by calling telephone 4988.

(courtesy of Brian Harper, Robert's nephew)

 


   Movement No Secret Anymore
   Mrs.. C. Grove Stokes, 1022 Edison street, has received word of the safe arrival in Northern Ireland of her son, Cpl William K. Jordan, Jr.  Cpl Jordan is a paratrooper attached to the 508th Parachute Regiment.

[The Gazette and Daily (York, Pennsylvania) Mon, Feb 7, 1944 Page 4] 

Twenty-year-old Joseph Prestigiacomo is a paratrooper.  he is now over there in the land of the Fighting Irish waiting for his chance to do a little jumping in the enemy's back yard. Joe is the son of James Presti,[sic] routeman No. 14 at Louisville Linen.

[unknown newspaper]

   

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