Donald Loomis

Donald Loomis, Seaman First Class, son of Mrs. Laura Loomis, Milwaukee, formerly of Eau Claire, is now at the United States Navy Hospital at San Diego, CA for treatment of an injury received in a fall.

He enlisted in the Navy on January 1, 1944 and received his training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, IL and then went to Norfolk, VA.

After arriving at Pearl Harbor last April, he was assigned to an LST (Landing Ships Tanks) and took part in the invasion of Saipan from June 15 until July 3.

Upon returning to the United States, he spent part of a 20-day leave visiting at the G. A. Robillard home, 611 Lake Street.

He attended St. Patrick’s High School.