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Hamilton O. Delfs
Gets Commission

   FORT BENNING, Ga - Hamilton O. Delfs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto J. Delfs, 91 Cassilis Avenue. Yonkers, N. Y., has been commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army after graduation from the Officer Candidate Course at the Infantry School here, the Public Relations Department reports.
   He was a corporal in the 40th Infantry Training Battalion at Camp Croft. S. C, before graduation.
   He attended Roosevelt High School in Yonkers and played football there.

[Source: The Herald Statesman, Yonkers, N. Y., Monday, January 18, 1943

Hamilton O. Delfs, 83, of Morton Grove, 1st Lt. USA Ret., beloved husband of Laura; dear father of Carol (Larry) Kulchawik, Denise Baldy and Carl; loving grandfather of five; devoted great-grandfather of one; fond brother of Dorothy Belton. Memorial service private. For info, Simkins Funeral Home, 847-965-2500.

(Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, 20 Jul 2001, Page 10 - courtesy of Tedd Cocker)

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