Robert H. Ganther

NAVY SPECIALIST
Robert H. Ganther, Specialist (M) Third Class, 1607 South Farwell Street, has been graduated from Specialist (M) School at the U.S. Naval Training Station, Sampson, NY.

Robert H. Ganther, Specialist Second Class (M), of the U.S. Navy, and Mrs. Ganther have returned to New York City, after spending a 14-day leave, visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Ganther and Mr. and Mrs. John Gebhardt.

Flight Officer Richard A. Ganther has arrived in England, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Ganther, 1607 South Farewell Street.

He entered the service on September 9, 1942 and received his training at Fort Sheridan, IL and Nashville, TN.

After transfer to the Army Air Corps, he trained at Maxwell Field, AL; Orangeburg, SC; and Greensville, MS. He received his pilot's wings and was appointed a flight officer at Stuttgart Army Air Field, AR on October 1, 1943. Before leaving the United States, he was stationed at Avon Park, FL and Hunter Field, Savannah, GA.

His brother, Robert H. Ganther, U. S. Navy, is stationed at the Fleet Post Office in New York City.


Ensign Attends Advanced School
ENSIGN ROBERT GANTHER
Ensign Robert H. Ganther, son of George Ganther, 1607 South Farewell Street, has reported to NTS Hollywood Beach Hotel, Hollywood, FL for advanced training and ultimate assignment.

He entered the Navy in May 1943 and completed boot training at Farragut, Idaho. In November 1943, he completed training at the Specialist Mail School at Sampson, NY with a Specialist Third Class (Mail) rating. He was then sent to the Fleet Post Office at New York City, where he was promoted; then applied for, and received, his commission as Ensign in August 1944.

He was then sent to Princeton University, Princeton, NJ for indoctrination.

He has a brother, Lieutenant Richard A. Ganther, serving with the Ninth Air Force in France.


ENSIGN ROBERT GANTHER
Ensign Robert H. Ganther, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ganther, 1607 South Farwell Street, is now serving on a ship in the Pacific, out from the New Hebrides, according to word received by his wife, who resides at 438 1/2 Fulton Street.

He entered the Navy in May 1943 and completed boot training at Farragut, Idaho. In November 1943, he completed training at the Specialist Mail School at Sampson, NY with a Specialist Third Class (Mail) rating. He was then sent to the Fleet Post Office at New York City, where he was promoted; then applied for, and received, his commission as an Ensign in August 1944.

He was then sent to Princeton University, Princeton, NJ for indoctrination, and then went to Hollywood, FL and Little Creek, VA for further training. 

His brother, Lieutenant Richard A. Ganther, who served with the Ninth Air Force in France, is now back in the United States, after completing 65 missions.