Lawrence A. (Jim) Crandall

LT. JAMES CRANDALL
Lieutenant James A. Crandall, Mondovi, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and received his pilot's wings and appointment as a basic instructor at Moore Field, Mission, Texas on May 23 at Moore Field.

Lieutenant Crandall entered the service on February 19, 1943 and received his cadet training at Sheppard Field, TX; Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK; San Antonio, TX; Pine Bluff, AR; Independence, KS; and Moore Field, Mission, TX. He was among the 1100 Midwesterners who became flying officers in the graduation exercises held at the 11 advanced flying schools at the Central Flying Training Command.

He spent five days at Mondovi, before leaving for San Antonio, Texas on June 1, where he will attend instructors' school for four and a half weeks.


LT. LAWRENCE A. CRANDALL
Lieutenant Lawrence A. (Jim) Crandall of Mondovi has arrived in Italy, according to a cablegram received by his aunt, Mrs. Orva Crandall of that city.

Lieutenant Crandall entered the service on February 19, 1943 and received his cadet training at Sheppard Field, TX; Oklahoma University, Oklahoma City, OK; San Antonio, TX; Pine Bluff, AR; Independence, KS; and Moore Field, Mission, TX.

He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and received his pilot's wings and appointment as a basic instructor at Moore Field, Mission, TX on May 23, 1944.

After completing one month's training at Instructor's School at San Antonio, he went to Independence, KS, where he was an instructor for four months. From there, he went to Columbia, SC and Greenville, SC to receive his overseas training.