Gus Dirks

Gus Dirks , Petty Officer Third Class, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Dirks, 814 Menomonie Street, is now serving on the Pacific, according to word received by his wife, who is residing with her parents here, Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson.

Petty Officer Dirks entered the service on May 17, 1943 and received his training in the gunnery school at Farragut, ID and then took a specialized course in hydraulics at Treasure Island, CA and Newport, RI.