Arnold J. Franson

Staff Sergeant Arnold J. Franson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Franson, Eleva, arrived in France in September, according to word received by his parents.

He enlisted in Army Ordnance August 24, 1942 and received his training at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD; Camp Gruber, OK; Camp Carson, CO; Camp Santa Anita, CA; Camp Forest, TN; and Camp Rucker, AL.

He was awarded the Marksman and Good Conduct Medals.

He has a brother in the infantry.