Ray K. Casper

Ray K. Casper, Fire Controlman Third Class, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Casper Sr., 314 1/2 Folsum Street, formerly from Route 1, Eau Claire, is serving in the South Pacific.

He received his boot training at Farragut, ID; then went to Fire Control School at the Great Lakes; then Advance School in Washington, DC.

He entered service on January 21, 1943 and went overseas in September 1944. He took part in the invasion of Luzon, serving in the Third Fleet, United States Navy.