Leslie Melvin Hibbard

Leslie Melvin Hibbard, Third Class Seaman, son of Mrs. Mabel Hibbard, 854 Ravencrest, has arrived safely on an island in the Southwest Pacific, according to word received by his mother.

He enlisted in the Navy in October 1942 and took his boot training at Great Lakes, IL and Aviation Ordnanceman schooling at Memphis, TN. He had base training at San Diego and San Francisco, CA.