Kenneth Eugene Mayer

Kenneth Eugene Mayer, Seaman Second Class, has been promoted to the rank of Seaman First Class, according to word received recently. 

He entered the service in April 1944 and left for overseas the first of October. His training was received at the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL; Norfolk, VA; and New Orleans, LA. 

He has been in New Guinea, Philippines, and has taken part in the invasion of Luzon, among various other actions. He is stationed aboard an LST supply ship somewhere in the South Pacific area.