Walter C. Becker

PFC. WALTER BECKER
Walter C. Becker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Becker, 547 Putnam Street, a 1942 graduate of Shorewood High School, attended the University of Wisconsin, until he entered the Air Corps April 1943.

 His first flight training was at Fenn College, Cleveland, Ohio, and pre-flight at San Antonio, Texas. He went overseas April 1944. 

At present, he is serving with a station complement squadron at an Air Service Command depot in England. 

He plays a trombone in an orchestra, "The Statesmen," who provide music at various service men's clubs, Red Cross canteens, and officers' clubs. 

He has been overseas over 12 months and, according to a public relations item from England, holds a "key position" in supply service.


KEY MAN
Somewhere in England, Private First Class Walter C. Becker of 547 1/2 Putnam Street is a key man behind the scenes of the supply war in Europe. Serving with a Station Complement Squadron at an Air Service Command depot in England, he is working long hours, wrestling with the thousands of complex problems that arise in keeping equipment moving to the men of the combat air forces.  A soldier since April 1943, he has been overseas 12 months. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Becker of 547 1/2 Putnam Street.

CONDUCT MEDAL
Private Walter C. Becker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Becker, 547 1/2 Putnam Street, assigned to a Supply Squadron Unit with the Army Air Corps in England, has been presented with a Good Conduct Medal.