James E. Field

Selectees from Eau Claire County Draft Board No. 1, representing the city of Eau Claire, who left Saturday afternoon for the Army Reception Center at Fort Sheridan after a stop over night at Milwaukee are shown above, as photographed in front of the Post Office Building just before leaving for the depot to board the "400." 

They are ( from left to right) Front Row: John B. Brown, Route 4; James E. Field, 2016 Birch Street; and Floyd E. Burr, 1063 Chippewa Road. Second Row: Edward H. Gort, 840 1/2 East Madison Street; Alfred G. Rosenthal, 522 West Grand Avenue; and Vernon M. Jacobson, 318 North Eleventh Street.


Mary Boehm and James Field Wed in Chippewa Falls
The wedding of Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Boehm of Chippewa Falls, and Staff Sergeant James E. Field, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Field of Eau Claire, took place at 4 pm on Wednesday, March 22, at the Holy Ghost Rectory, Reverend Alphonse Favre performing the ceremony.

The bride's sister, Philomene, was her bridesmaid, and the groom was attended by James Finley of Eau Claire.

The bride wore a light blue suit with brown accessories and a shoulder corsage of pink roses and white sweet peas. Her attendant wore a British tan suit with light blue accessories and a corsage of irises.

The mother of the bride wore an aqua dress with a corsage of pink carnations. The mother of the groom wore a brown suit with a corsage of white carnations and variegated sweet peas.

Following the ceremony, a dinner was held at Krause's Cafe for the bridal party and friends.

The bride and groom left for the Twin Cities on a brief honeymoon. The groom has been stationed in Panama and will return there after his furlough.


RETURNS TO U. S.
Technical Sergeant James Field, Military Police, has arrived at Fort Sheridan, after 34 months service overseas. He will be granted leave to visit relatives in Eau Claire, including his wife, Mary, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Field, 2016 Birch Street.

Returns After 24 Months Overseas
MIAMI BEACH, FL--Technical Sergeant James E. Field, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Field, 2016 Birch Street, has returned from service outside the continental United States and is now being processed through the Army Ground and Service Forces Redistribution Station in Miami Beach, where his next assignment will be determined.

Sergeant Field served 34 months as a Supply Sergeant in the American Theater of Operations.

Before entering the service, Sergeant Field was employed as a receiving clerk by the United States Rubber Company, Gillette Tire Plant. He became a member of the Armed Forces on October 27, 1941.


Written by Harold (Diz) Kronenberg

Jim was a goalie on the Eau Claire Flyers Semi-Pro Hockey Team.