Vincent J. Grahs

SGT. VINCENT GRAHS
Sergeant Vincent Grahs and Private First Class Donald L. Grahs, sons of Chris Grahs, Mondovi, are both serving overseas. They have two brothers in the service, stationed in the United States.

Sergeant Vincent Grahs has been overseas in Australia since April 11, 1942. He is a graduate of St. Patrick's High School. He entered the service on October 16, 1940 and received most of his training at Camp Livingston. Before entering the service, he served with the National Guard.

Private First Class Donald L. Grahs has arrived safely overseas somewhere in the South Pacific area, according to word received by his sister, Mrs. Davic [?] Meier. He entered the service on September 9, 1942 and received his training at Fort Meade, MD and Camp Livingston, LA.

Sergeant Elmer S. Grahs recently spent a 15-day furlough with his sister, Mrs. Meier. He is stationed at the Reno Army Air Base, Reno, NV. He entered the service on May 11, 1942.

Corporal Arthur C. Grahs, another brother, also recently spent a 15-day furlough with his sister, here. He is stationed at the Army Air Base, Kingman, AZ. He entered the service on October 16, 1941.


OVERSEAS 33 MONTHS
Staff Sergeant Vincent J. Grahs, 25, brother of Mrs. Agnes Meier of 210 Wisconsin Street, has returned from service outside the continental United States and is now being processed through the Army Ground and Service Forces Redistribution Station in Miami Beach, where his next assignment will be determined.

Sergeant Grahs served 33 months as a member of Corps of Engineers in the Southwest Pacific Theater of Operations. While there, he was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon with one Battle Star and the American Defense Campaign Ribbon.