Paul R. Giles

Private Paul R. Giles left Saturday on the "400" for Fort Bragg, after spending two weeks at his home here.

PROMOTED
Private Paul R. Giles, son of Mrs. Orra Giles, 822 1/2 Sixth Avenue, has been promoted to Corporal. He entered the service last October and is stationed at Fort Bragg, NC, where he is serving in the Field Artillery.

CPL. PAUL GILES
Corporal Paul Giles, son of Mrs. Orra Giles of Eau Claire, has arrived in England. 

He entered service on October 29, 1943 and was stationed at Camp Hood, Texas in a tank destroyer unit. 

From there, he went to Fort Lewis, WA in the Field Artillery and was then transferred to Fort Bragg, NC, from where he went overseas. 

Last May, he was home on his first and only furlough, in time to graduate with is class form Eau Claire High School.


Lieutenant O. E. Giles, son of Mrs. Orra Giles, 822 Sixth Avenue, has been promoted from Lieutenant junior grade to Lieutenant in the Navy Air Corps. 

Lieutenant Giles, who enlisted in the Navy on October 15, 1935, won his Wings in 1939, and successive promotions, is now serving with the Navy Ferry Command and is located in Brooklyn. 

His wife, the former Bettie Scobie, and their two sons reside in Brooklyn. 

Lieutenant Giles has made flights to Alaska, Hawaii, and South American ports and has seen extensive service as test pilot.

Mrs. Orra Giles has two other sons in service, Private Paul R. Giles, with the Field Artillery at Fort Bragg, NC and John Dudley Giles, Seaman Second Class, in training as Navy Crewman at Jacksonville, FL.