Wallace Gerald Johnson

Two youths from Eau Claire, WI have reported to the Army Air Forces Pre-Flight School for pilots at Maxwell Field, AL to begin the third phase of their training as pilots in the United States Army Air Force's expanding program.

They are Aviation Cadets Robert A. Anderson, son of Mrs. Mary Anderson, Route 4, and Wallace G. Johnson, son of Mr. Erick Johnson, 1025 Second Avenue.

Two residents of Eau Claire have completed pre-flight and primary training and are now assigned to the Bainbridge Army Air Field, GA, as aviation cadets. They completed their pre-flight training at Maxwell Field, AL and primary training at one of the many fields throughout the Southeast. Cadet Robert A. Anderson, son of Mrs. Mary Anderson, Route 4, attended Eau Claire High School in 1936 and worked as a milling machine operator before enlisting in the Air Forces on February 28, 1943.

Gerald Johnson, son of Erick Johnson, 1025 Second Avenue, entered the Armored Command in 1942 and transferred to aviation cadet training in 1943.

Additional Information Submitted by Audree Ayres, Eau Claire
Announce Marriage
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mulligan announce the marriage of their daughter, Lorraine, to Aviation Cadet Wallace G. Johnson, son of Eric Johnson of this city. The marriage took place on July 10 at Bowling Green, KY where the groom was attending aviation school.

He has been classified as a pilot at the classification center in Nashville, TN and will continue his training.