Lavern Connell

Sergeant Lavern Connell, of Altoona, who is serving with the Railway Operating Battalion, has arrived in the Philippines, according to word received by his wife. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Connell of Altoona.

Sergeant Connell entered the service in May 1944 and received his basic training at Camp Planche, LA and his technical training at Camp Shelby, MS.