Carl L. Liedl

Four sons and a son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Liedl, Route 6, Chippewa Falls are in service overseas or in the United States. All hold the Good Conduct Medal.

Sergeant Anton J. Liedl is serving in the Eighth Air Force in England but will be transferred to the Pacific Theater. He entered service on January 7, 1942 and took his training with the Quartermasters Corps at Fort Warren, WY; Tucson, AZ; and Boise, ID. After going overseas, he spent several months in a hospital in Scotland. Following his recovery, he went to Norwich, England.

After the German surrender, Sergeant Liedl took a plane trip over Germany to see what the Eighth Air Force had accomplished. He holds the Safe Driver's Medal and the Mechanic's Medal.

Sergeant Herman B. Liedl is with the Medical Corps in Italy; however, he is expected home, as he has over 100 charge points. He entered service in 1941 and took his basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. After serving two years in Curaco, Dutch West Indies, he spent a 30-day furlough at home. Taking three months additional training at Camp Adair, Oregon, he landed in North Africa with the 316th Medical Battalion and participated in the Sicilian and Italian Campaigns.

A brother, Private First Class Carl L. Liedl, is in the Medical Corps at the Camp Howze, Texas Station Hospital. He entered service in December 1942 and took his basic training with the 103rd Infantry Division in Louisiana and Texas.

Private Francis Liedl is now in training at an Infantry Reception Training Center at Camp Livingston, Louisiana.

Private First Class Thomas Morrissey, husband of the former Emma Liedl, is at present at Okinawa, where he was recently cited for gallantry under fire with a howitzer crew. His wife and 2 1/2-year-old son, whom he has never seen, reside at Route 1, Seymour Road, Eau Claire.