George Kent

Sergeant George Kent is spending a 30-day furlough visiting his mother, Mrs. Jeanette Kent of Rock Falls.

Four Soldiers Listed as Wounded in Action in European Theater
Four soldiers from Eau Claire and vicinity are listed among 19 Wisconsin men reported by the War Department as wounded in action recently in the European Theater.

The list includes Sergeant Donald R Jacobson, son of Mrs. Florence Jacobson, Eau Claire; Sergeant George B. Kent, son of Mrs. Jeanette Kent, Rock Falls; Lieutenant George S. Peck, son of Mrs. Martha J. Peck, Durand; and Corporal Frank J. Tayerle, son of Peter Tayerle, Route 1, Phillips.

Resumes Civilian Status; Wounded on Italian Front
Wounded in action, February 3, at Cisterno, Italy, Sergeant George Kent, son of Mrs. Jeanette Kent, Route 1, Rock Falls, has been honorably discharged from the Army, after being released from the Ashford General Hospital, West Virginia and the Percy Jones General Hospital, Battle Creek, Michigan.

He is now visiting relatives here.

Sergeant Kent entered the service at Milwaukee and received his training at Camp Roberts, CA; Fort Lewis, WA; Fort Ord, CA; and Camp Pickett, VA.

He left the United States for duty in Africa on October 24, 1942 and landed in Morocco. He was in the invasion of Africa, Sicily, and Italy.

His Army duties were rifleman, AMM carrier, mortar gunner, and squad leader. Battles and expeditions included Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy.

He has been decorated with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, European-African Campaign Ribbon, and the American Defense Ribbon.