Vilas M. Erickson

Corporal Ernest R. Erickson, 23, who entered the Army in June 1940, is in northwest Africa. He is serving in the Military Police.

Corporal Erickson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Erickson, Route 4, Osseo. He spent two years in training at Tacoma, WA and later in California, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, before going overseas in December 1942.

Corporal Erickson has a brother, Private Vilas M. Erickson, at the Army Air Base at Memphis, TN.