Gerhard N. Holte

Private Gerhard N. Holte, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Holte of Elk Mound, entered the service on June 27, 1944 and went to Fort Sheridan, and then to Fort Knox for 17 weeks training, and then came home for a 10-day furlough.

After his furlough, he went to Fort Meade, MD, where he prepared for overseas a short time.

He spent Christmas with his brother, Harry, and family of Baltimore, MD and arrived overseas in early January, to Scotland, and has been in England, France, Belgium, and Holland, and is now serving with a tank division in Germany.