|Mr. and Mrs. Milton Smith of Elmwood have been notified
that their son, Sergeant Philip Smith of Company L, 276 Infantry has
received a field promotion to Lieutenant and was awarded the Purple
Heart for wounds received on the battle front somewhere in Germany.
They were also notified that another son, Clinton Smith, is in a hospital in England, suffering from shock received in action in Germany.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith have two other children in the Armed Services, Sergeant Elizabeth Holt in the Woman's Army Corps and Joe Smith in the Navy.