Alton F. Larsen

Lieutenant Alton F. Larsen, son of Mr. And Mrs. Fred Larsen, Knapp, has recently arrived in Italy, according to word received by his parents.  

He is a graduate of Stout Institute and was inducted into the service on June 16, 1942.  He trained at Camp Crowder, MO and received an appointment as an Aviation Cadet as an officer candidate.  This training period was spent at Lowry Field, CO and Yale University, where he received his commission on March 17, 1943.  He was then stationed at Patterson Field, OH until going overseas.  

Lieutenant Larsen was promoted to a First Lieutenant last October.