|R. J. Erickson, Jr., Serving in Italy|
Private R. J. Erickson, Jr., of Lake Hallie, is now serving with an anti-aircraft section of the Infantry in Italy, according to word received by his mother, Mrs. Louise Erickson, Fairfax Avenue.
He was inducted into service on May 19, 1944 and received training at Camp Stewart, GA and Fort Jackson, SC.
He has a brother, Donald Erickson, serving with the First Army in Belgium and Germany.