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Gamble, Richard & Tom service Feb 1945

 
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Mary S Taylor



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:01 pm    Post subject: Gamble, Richard & Tom service Feb 1945 Reply with quote

Pacific Grove Tribune Fri., Feb. 6, 1945
Lt. Richard Gamble Overseas
Tom Trains at Marine Base

The two sons of Mr. & Mrs. W.F. Gamble of Oakland, who lived for eighteen years in Pacific Grove until over two years ago, are both now in military service. Second Lieut. Richard left recently for the European theatre of war. Thomas is at the Marine base, La Jeune, South Carolina. Both attended local school, Richard graduating with the class of ’39. Tom spent the first half of his senior year here, then graduated at Oakland. Lieut. Richard, before entering military service about two and one half years ago spent three years at Purdue University, majoring in electrical engineering. He is now with the field artillery, leaving for overseas from Camp Mead, Maryland, the eighth camp he had been stationed at in the United States. Thomas enlisted for service in January of his senior high school year, on the V-12 program continuing his education for 18 months. He will complete next June the first phase of his Marine training at Lo Jeune.
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