Merlin L. Hanson

PROMOTION
Private First Class Merlin L. Hanson, son of Andrew K. Hanson, 419 North Barstow Street, was recently promoted to Corporal. Hanson is an Armorer in the 751st Tank Battalion with the Fifth Army in Italy.

Pfc. Merlin Hanson Wounded In Italy
Private First Class Merlin L. Hanson was seriously wounded in Italy on April 19, according to War Department notification received by his father, Andrew K. Hanson, 419 North Barstow Street.

The telegram stated that Private First Class Hanson is now in a hospital.