Uncle Tony military service

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Uncle Tony military service - DECATUR, LINCOLN BOYS VETERAN mum' , p Supply...
DECATUR, LINCOLN BOYS VETERAN mum' , p Supply Sgt. Antonio Romano, 2341 Hast North street, and Staff Sgt. Ronald L. Hoblit, Lincoln, are among a group of midwest marines who have become veterans of Jap air raids on an island in the South Pacific. They're pictured here with an all-Illinois group sitting on the sandbags of a foxhole in their cocoanut grove encampment. Front row, left to right, are Hoblit. Romano, Sgt. Norman Woeller. Elmhurst; back row, Pvt. William Kuhl- '-it- J . . t .. . wein, Ottawa, Pfc. Clyde A. Morrison, Paxton, Pfc. William E. Daugherty, Knoxville, Pfc. Harold E. McCoy.' Albion. Romano enlisted in the Stephen Decatur division of the marine corps on Oct. .9, 1942. He received his basic training in San Diego, Calif., and has been overseas the past 11 months. He was formerly employed in the laboratories at Staley's. His wife and two daughters live at 2341 East North street. A son of Mr. and Mrs. Roccto Romano, JAP FIGHTERS it I 2761 East William street, Romano has two brothers in service, Pvt. Paul Romano, who is serving overseas with .the army, and Dominic Romano, who is in the navy. Sergeant Hoblit formerly was golf pro at the Lincoln Country 'club. He left Lincoln more than two years ago and enlisted in the marines on the West Coast. His father, John L. Hoblit, is custodian at the Lincoln high school. (Official U. S. Marine Corps Photo)

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  1. The Decatur Daily Review,
  2. 13 Nov 1943, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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