Merton Erickson

Corporal Merton Erickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Erickson, Menomonie, arrived in France with an anti-aircraft division early last September.

He entered the service on May 14, 1943 and received his training in Camp Wallace, Fort Bliss, Camp Maxey, and Camp Bowie, all in Texas.

Corporal Erickson was awarded the Good Conduct Medal for rifle shooting and a medal in coast artillery.