Lawrence H. Miles

Lawrence H. Miles, 715 Marshall Street, Eau Claire, who is now stationed at Camp Adair, OR and attached to the Field Artillery, has been promoted to First Lieutenant. Lieutenant Miles entered the service in September 1940 and was stationed at Camp Beauregard, LA before going to Camp Adair.

Captain and Mrs. Lawrence Miles left Monday night for Phoenix, AZ, after spending a week with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harlie Miles and Mrs. Henry Schelberger.

Serve on the Seas or Overseas
Captain Lawrence H. Miles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harlie Miles, 715 Marshall Street, landed in France with an Infantry division on September 5 and is now serving in Germany. His wife, Dorothy Miles, and son, Steven Lawrence, reside at 1222 1/2 South Dewey Street.

Captain Miles received his early training at Camp Livingston, LA. He was commissioned at Fort Sill, OK and trained troops at Camp Adair, OR and Camp Carson, CO, before his overseas assignment.


Servicemen Return to Spend Furloughs, Leaves at Home
Many Eau Claire servicemen are returning to spend 30-days under the redistribution program at home. Most are veterans of the European Theater.

Captain Lawrence H. Miles, whose wife resides at 721 1/2 Babcock Street, participated in campaigns in France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, and Germany. He was connected with the Timberwolf Division. He has been awarded the Bronze Star, the European Theater Ribbon with three Battle Stars, and the Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon.

Captain Miles left Eau Claire with the National Guard, Battery B, in September 1940. He was stationed with the Field Artillery at Camp Adair, OR, participated in desert training, and was at Camp Carson, CO, before going overseas in August 1944.

First Lieutenant Paul L. Heaberlin, of Kirksville, MO, whose wife, the former Miss Margaret Burger, lives at 2808 Seymour Road, was a B-25 bomber pilot in Corsica and Italy. He entered the service in February 1943 and was stationed at Eau Claire State Teachers College with the first group of the 301st Training Command. He was commissioned on April 15, 1944 at La Junta, CO. He went overseas in October 1944.

Lieutenant Heaberlin wears the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, and the European Theater Ribbon  with two Battle Stars. [**data missing**] 

Fitzpatrick, who resides at 762  First Avenue, has completed his second tour of duty outside the United States, having served in New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, and the Philippines.

[**data missing**] On July 27, Sergeant James will report to the Marine Air Station at Toro, CA, accompanied by Mrs. James.

Private First Class Robert L. Haase, whose wife resides at 101 Second Avenue,  has completed service with the Timberwolf Division in Germany. Private Haase entered the service on June 27, 1944 and, after training at Fort Bragg, NC; Fort Sill, OK; and Fort Meade, MD, went overseas in March 1945. He was an artillery mechanic.

Private Haase will report to Camp Grant after 30 days.