Gerald A. Harschlip

PFC. GERALD HARSCHLIP
Private First Class Gerald A. Harschlip has arrived safely in North Africa, according to word received by his wife, who resides at 431 North Farwell Street.

He enlisted in the Army on May 14, 1942 and received his training at Camp Shelby, MS; Shreveport, LA; the Desert Training Center, CA; and Fort Dix, NJ.

Private First Class Harschlip is with an Infantry division.


PROMOTION
Private First Class Gerald A. Harschlip, son of Mrs. Rose Harschlip, who lives at 713 North Barstow Street, has been promoted to Sergeant. He is a squad leader with the 85th "Custer Division" of the Fifth Army in Italy.

DECORATED
Sergeant Gerald A. Harschlip, son of Mrs. Rose Harschlip, 713 North Barstow Street, Eau Claire, WI has been cited by the 338th Infantry Regiment of the 85th "Custer Division" and awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge for actual participation in combat against the enemy with Lieutenant General Lucian K. Truscott, Jr.,'s Fifth Army in Italy.