Melvin Mackey

Walter Thomas Whitted, Motor Machinist's Mate First Class, is missing in action in the performance of duty in the service of his country, his mother, Mrs. Ida Sophie Knott, 1104 Fifth Avenue, learned recently.

He enlisted December 24, 1941 and received his basic training at Great Lakes, IL, after which he was transferred to San Diego, CA and, later, to a submarine for further training. He was then assigned to a submarine for combat duty.

He is a 1941 graduate of Eau Claire Senior High School.

His brother, Marshall, is a Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class on a submarine in the South Pacific. Another brother, Corporal Melvin Mackey, is stationed at Keesler Field, MS.