South Carolina Fighting Men Serve Country

Pvt. John C. Smith of Winnsboro is serving somewhere in Italy. He entered the army in March, 1944, and took his basic training at Camp Blanding, Fla., and Fort Meade, Md. His wife, the former Miss Melvina Peake and their two small children are making their home in Winnsboro. Cpl. Wallace T. Gunter, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Gunter of 5715 Farrow road, … Continue reading South Carolina Fighting Men Serve Country

S. C. War Casualties

Washington, Jan. 27 – (AP) – The war department made public today the names of 2,637 United States soldiers wounded in action. The casualties included the names of the following South Carolinians: European Area Pfc. Charles E. Bagwell Mrs. Margaret Bagwell mother Liberty Pfc. Claude Bagwell Miss Cothenia Bagwell sister Spartanburg Staff Sgt. Robert L. Bringle Mrs. Lillie W. Bringle mother Beaufort Second Lieut. Charles … Continue reading S. C. War Casualties

Seen Here and There

Gen, D. G. Richart, commanding officer at Fort Jackson, remarking at the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ association conference yesterday that the co-operation of the Columbia Police department with Fort Jackson has been so good that he does not even know where the police department is located. . . . Acknowledging that this is strong indication of the excellent work of the department with the … Continue reading Seen Here and There

FOR THEIR COUNTRY

First Lt W. F. Smith, Jr., Columbia, missing in action. Pvt. Donald L. Paine, Columbia, missing in action. Sgt. Harold Rucker, St. Matthews, missing in action. Sgt. C. E. Horton, Columbia, missing in action. Pvt. Algie O’Daniel, Pelion, missing in action. Pvt. James Harold Andrews, Timmonsville, missing in action. Pfc. Edward Young Roper, Chester and Lake City, missing in action. Lt. Carl Long, Jr., Saluda, … Continue reading FOR THEIR COUNTRY

Captain Simpson Killed in Action

Darlington, Jan. 12 – (Special) – News has been received in Darlington that Capt. Arthur T. Simpson, former member of the faculty of the Lydia high school in Darlington county, was killed in action November 19 in Germany. He had previously been reported missing in action. Captain Simpson’s wife, Mrs. Louise Timms Simpson, of Winnsboro, and Blaney, received the message from the war department. His … Continue reading Captain Simpson Killed in Action

News From State Park

State Park – (Special) – Sunday school was taught in the chapel Sunday morning by Miss Parl Gregory. The Rev. Hopkins Weston of Trinity Episcopal church, Columbia, conducted services in the chapel Thursday night. Recent visitors of Mrs. Frank Johnson were Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Camp of Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Stevenson of Laurens. Mrs. Lucyle Dargan of Greenville spent the … Continue reading News From State Park

S. C. War Casualties

Washington, Jan 4. – (AP) The war department made public today the names of 3,076 United States soldiers wounded in action. The casualties included the names of the following South Carolinians: (CENTRAL PACIFIC AREA) Boyce, Tech 5th Gr. Clelon E. Mrs. Maggie A. Boyce mother Route 1, Mayesville Brown, Staff Sgt. Cecil Mrs. Sylvester C. Brown mother Route 2, Bamberg Busbee, Pvt. Charlie T Mrs. … Continue reading S. C. War Casualties