Byron J. Loken

Eau Claire County’s Register of Deeds, absent on leave in the United States Army Fighter Command Forces, Sergeant Byron J. Loken, is now somewhere in the Solomon Islands, according to the latest word received by his wife, Betty, and his mother, Mrs. Oscar P. Loken.

Sergeant Loken, who was recently promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, entered the service on November 30, 1942 and received his basic training at Miami Beach, FL; later going to school at Huntsville, TX and then to Drew Field, Tampa, FL from whence he went overseas.