Lee E. Gorton

Corporal Lee E. Gorton, 602 North Dewey Street, is a member of a Far East Air Service Command Depot that recently received a letter of commendation from the headquarters of Lieutenant General George C. Kenney, Commander of the Allied Air Forces, SWPA.

Corporal Gorton, who has been overseas for 20 months, was among those commended for the part played in making the "Townsville Depot," one of the best air depots in the world.

The commendation referred to "amount of work turned out, general overall efficiency, and the ability to expeditiously accomplish any task imposed upon it, at any time, have made it the mainstay of the Fifth Air Force effort throughout the campaign."