Allan G. Gessner

Allan G. Gessner, Air Corps, and Laverne G. Emberts, Field Artillery, both of Eau Claire, have been promoted from Second to First Lieutenants, according to announcement by the War Department.

First Lieutenant Allan Gessner, son of O. Gessner, Route 2, arrived in Hawaii recently, according to word received by his wife who resides at 210 Chestnut Street.

He entered the service in February 1942 and received his pilot's training at Santa Ana, King City, Chico, and Stockton, all in California.

He was commissioned on October 30, 1942, receiving his Army Air Corps pilot's wings and is now a pilot on a B-24.