|Eau Claire Men Enlist in Navy|
|A large number of young men from Eau
Claire have recently been enlisted in the U.S. Navy, stated R. W. Shuey
CY, United States Naval Reserve, recruiter in charge of the Navy Recruiting Station, Chippewa
John R. Duxbury, 514 Chippewa Street and Dale L. Baldwin, 113 1/2 South Farwell Street, were enlisted as Seamen First Class (Radar Trainee). They will receive 10 months of specialized training in this new field.
The following were enlisted for General Service: Eugene Chinnock, 1037 Barland Street; Roy Nimsger, 3080 Chippewa Street; Earl Haddeman, Route 5; James Rathbun, 401 Lincoln; Dennis E. Gibson, 530 McDonough; Tobias G. Melville, 193 Plum Street; George J. Mikesell, 417 Marston Avenue.
Laurence A. Hellmueller, 913 Cedar Street; Romaine M. Berg; Charles G. Rada, 110 South Dewey Street; Victor W. Robertson, 604 Fourth Street; Raymond F. McSorley, 904 James Street; Francis E. Nowak, 807 First Street; Earl Christensen, 402 North Michigan; Hugh M. Rongstad, 510 Forest Street; Gordon D. Skistad, 621 Center; George V. Weig, 428 Vine Street, and Byron G. Whitted 1104 Fifth Avenue.
Navy Recruiter E. J. Beauchaine, Specialist First Class (R), United States Naval Reserve, is at the Post Office Building, Room 32, every Thursday.
Written by Harold (Diz) Kronenberg
|Eugene was a lifelong resident of Eau Claire, was active in Rod and Gun Club activities, and was a well-known taxidermist.|