World War II
Sergeant, U. S. Army. Home address: Strong City, Roger Mills County. Mrs. W. B. Lauer, Sister, 1912 Howard St., Whit tier, California. Born January 23, 1915. Enlisted December 3, 1943. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Served as Communication Sergeant in 3rd Division. Made the invasion in November, 1942, into Africa, and lowered the first American flag to fly over Sicily. Died August 4, 1943, in Sicily.
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