Donald LeRoy Aldworth

Max Aldworth Wins Silver Wings of Flexible Gunnery
Max K. Aldworth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Aldworth, 616 Whipple Street, was awarded silver gunner's wings and promoted to the grade of Corporal, when he completed the flexible gunnery course for radio men at the Yuma Army Air Field recently.

Corporal Aldworth, who entered the service in March 1943, received his basic training at Camp Butner, NC, followed by radio-operator training at Sioux Falls, SD, and gunnery training at Yuma. He is a graduate of the Chippewa Falls High School.

He has a brother, Lt. Donald LeRoy Aldworth, in New Guinea, who has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.


Donald Aldworth Wins Promotion to First Lieutenant
Donald LeRoy Aldworth, who is serving as a pilot with a C-47 "Sky Train" troop carrier unit at an advanced Fifth Air Force base in New Guinea, was recently promoted to the rank of First Lieutenant.

Lieutenant Aldworth, who received his training at Lubbock Field, Texas, was graduated from the Army Air Forces Gulf Training Center, Randolph Field, Texas, in June 1943 and was sent overseas soon afterwards.

He has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, and the Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal for extraordinary achievement while participating in more than 280 combat hours, during which hostile contact with the enemy was both probable and expected.

His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Aldworth, 406 Whipple Street, formerly of Route 6, Chippewa Falls.


Army Pilot Home from Pacific Area
LT. DONALD ALDWORTH
Lieutenant Donald Aldworth, Army Air Corps, pilot, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Aldworth, 406 Whipple Street, is home on leave, after 18 months in the Pacific Theater.

He will report to Santa Ana, CA, following a 21-day leave here.

Lieutenant Aldworth wears the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters.

He received his wings and commission at Randolph Field, Texas.


AT SANTA ANA
First Lieutenant Donald Aldworth, 24, son of Mrs. Lilly L. Aldworth, 406 Whipple Street, is currently assigned to the Santa Ana, CA Army Air Forces Redistribution Station. He returned after 563 hours of piloting in the South Pacific Theater of Operations and holds the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters.