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2 Jan 1945
Staff Sgt. Thomas Emrys Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Jenkins of 914 Second Ave., Westmont, was slightly burned in the face when a robot bomb exploded near him in Belgium, he disclosed in a letter to relatives.
The soldier, who is attached to a railway transportation battalion, said that the burns did not put him out of service. He joined the Army on Aug. 9, 1943, and went overseas last Semptember. Sgt. Jenkins formerly was employed as a draftsman at the Johnstown Lorain Works.
Saturday Evening, 17 Feb 1945
LILLY--Mr. and Mrs. Steve Shedlock of Lilly R. D., have received word that their son, (Col.*) John Shedlock, was wounded for the second time Jan. 30 in Luxembourg and is recuperating in a hospital in England. The soldier was injured previously on Sept. 16 in France. He entered the Army Nov. 24, 1942, and went to the European area almost a year ago. Three brothers--Steve, Francis and Emil, are in the armed forces.
Pvt. Paul J. Marshall was wounded in action Jan. 18 in France, the war department has informed his wife, Mrs. Alice Marshall of 317 Strauss Ave. He is the father of three children-Brenda, Terry and Pamela. Pvt. Marshall resided at Los Angeles, Cal., before he entered the Army last July 6. He went overseas in December..... (the rest of this is missing on copy.)
Thursday Evening, 6 Dec 1945
At Mercy Hospital
Mr. and Mrs. Clark Wendel, 978 Fronheiser St., son, Dec. 6.
Mr. and Mrs. George Umbower, 616 Franklin St., son, Dec. 5.
Monday, 17 Dec 1945
PORTAGE–Mrs. Elizabeth (Corle) Rojohn-Kreutzberger, 64, a former resident of Portage for more than 50 years, died Saturday night at her home in Claysburg. She was twice married, her first husband, August Rojohn, having died in 1913 [sic].