Virgil Berlin


Sergeant Virgil Berlin has arrived somewhere in France, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Berlin, Route 1, Augusta.

He enlisted into the service on February 28, 1941.  He was stationed at Fort Sheridan, Little Rock, AR and Camp Roberts, TN. From there, he was sent overseas. At that time, he was in the Battle of Sicily, in which he was wounded.  

After being in the hospital several months, he was sent back to the United States.  In December of last year, he was home for 18 days. He was then sent to Atlanta, GA. On October 18 of this year, he was sent to France.

One brother, Sergeant Vilas Berlin, who is stationed at Camp Gieger Field, Washington, is in the Army Air Corps.