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CAMP MACKALL NEWS LINE (8)

Pfc JOSEPH J. BONVILLAIN is now a member of the 508th Parachute Infantry, in combat training at Camp Mackall, NC.  He is the son of R. F. Bonvillain, 4518 Southern Ave. Pvt BONVILLAIN entered the army in October 1942, and won his wings as a parachutist March 6.  The 508th parachute infantry regiment recently returned to camp from, airborne maneuvers in the field, and was commended by the commanding general, Col Roy E. Lindquist, for its excellent showing, and 'the spirit and discipline shown at all times by the men, in spite of inclement weather fatigue, loss of sleep and hunger."

[The Gazette and Daily, York, PATues., Aug 3, 1943, Page 22]