Douglas C. Harsh

Douglas C. Harsh, Seaman Second Class, is home on a 14-day leave, visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie L. Harsh of Rock Falls. He has been stationed at the U. S. Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, IL.

Douglas C. Harsh, Rock Falls, has completed training at Camp Bradford, VA Naval Training Base and has been assigned to Amphibious Forces and will serve with an LST (Landing Ships, Tanks) unit. This type of craft, large as a destroyer, is used for transporting troops as well as heavy equipment in landing operations.

Douglas C. Harsh, Seaman First Class, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie L. Harsh of Rock Falls, has arrived in England, where he is serving on an LST boat.

He received his training at Great Lakes, IL and Norfolk, VA.

His brother, Donald Harsh, is a Motor Machinist's Mate somewhere in the Pacific.