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Page 22 text:
SECTION B OF CLASS M-17
FRONT ROWV tleft to rightj: A. P. Casanova, R. F. Davis,
S. Cimino fSection Leaderj , Lt. A. H. Crowley, Lt. tj.g.j J. L.
Hammen, A. F. Caird, S. Collins, G. E. Cramer.
MIDDLE ROW: E. H. Cormier, G. W. Charters, F. Curry,
H. C. Carpenter, P. H. Campbell, P. Coghlan, WV. YV. Davis,
D. C. Candow, J. E. Concaugh, J. R. Carmody.
BACK ROVV: XV. D. Delanoy, R. Denneen, E. Dabinett,
H. E. Chadwick, P. YV. Concannon, VV. A. Arbuckle, R. B.
Denton, j. P. Coyne, L. R. Conti, YV. Callahan.
ARBUCKLE, VVAYNE - Age 19. "Buck" was a
tool and die maker with the American Can Co.,
prior to his enlistment at Indianapolis, Ind., in Jan-
uary, 1943, and his indoctrination at Great Lakes,
with Co. 73. The progeny of Mr. and Mrs. C.
Arbuckle of 1906 Holloway Ave., Indianapolis, Ind.,
he likes bird hunting and pro football.
CAIRD, ALAN F.-Age 20. 'lSpider" won't be
satisfied until he wangles AMM1fc. Enlisting at
Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. ll, 1942, he took his basic train-
ing at Sampson with Co. 452. An ex-aircraft assembler,
he gets a kick out of fooling with automobiles. He
is the erstwhile responsibility of Mrs. Gladys M.
Caird of 105 Sage Ave., Buffalo, N. Y.
CALLAHAN, JOHN YV. - Age 19. Employed
by American Locomotive Co. in the ante bellum
days, he signed without looking at Albany, N. Y., in
February, 1943, and rued it with Co. 123, Sampson.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. john Callahan of 61 North
St., Saratoga Springs, N. Y., he is interested in
CAMPBELL, PATRICK HENRY-Age 21. As a
civilian, "Pat,' labored as a machine and tool instruc-
tor at the Wlaterbury Clock Co. The offspring of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry L. Campbell of 1'Vaterbury, Conn.,
he kicked over the traces at New Haven, Klan. 15,
1943, and got his boot education with Co. 445, New-
port. He is eager to sail the briny blue.
CANDOXN, DAVID C.-Age 19. 'lExpert" hails
from 12 Prince St., Cambridge, Mass., where he for-
merly resided with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Candow. He was sworn in at Boston in February,
1943, and initiated with Co. 453, Newport. Previously
a welder with the Bethlehem-Hingham Ship Yard, he
aspires to be an ACMM, and get spliced.
CARMODY, JOHN ROBERT-Age 17. "Bob" is
a product of Hopkinton, Mass., and the erstwhile
responsibility of Mrs. Mary H. Carmody. He signed
up at Boston, Sept. 4, 1942, and took it in the arm
with Co. 455, Newport. He is interested in airplanes
and hopes to go far in the field of aviation mechanics,
and make the Navy his career.
CARPENTER, HAROLD CLOUD - Age 21.
"Carp,' spent his childhood days at Factoryville, Pa.,
Route 2, at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George Carpenter. He signed up at Wfilkes Barre,
Feb. 7, 1943, and underwent indoctrination with Co.
473, Sampson. In the pre-fracas era, he was engaged
as a milk tester and garage mechanic. He yearns
CASANOVA, ANTHONY P.,-Age 19. "Casey" is
the pride and joy of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Casanova
of 1515 Ryder St., Brooklyn, N. Y. He joined up
there Feb. 2, 1943, and learned his little Navy ABCIS
with Co. 471, Sampson. Prior to his enlistment, he
worked for the A. Xe P. Tea Co. His favorite pastime
is playing the sax and clarinet. .
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BARNEY, CHARLES THOMAS-Age 18. "Son-
ny" enlisted at Haverhill, Mass., on jan. 18, 1943,
and underwent indoctrination with Co. 451, Newport,
R. l. Prior to his enlistment, he was a truck driver.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Barney of Turn-
pike, Rowley, Mass., he gets a kick out of motorcycle
trips, long drawn-out ones.
.BARRETTA, ANTHONY - Age 18. Formerly
employed by the New York Central Railroad, f'Barry"
enlisted in the Navy at Albany, N. Y., on Feb. 8,
1943, and took his initial instruction with Co. 120,
Sampson, N. Y. He is the progeny of Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Barretta of 21 Canal St., Rome, N. Y., he
formerly occupied himself building model planes.
BEATTY, EDXVARD NEAL - Age 18. "Lefty"
hails from 37 College Ave., Indiana, Pa., the son
of Mrs. Rose Beatty. He committed his fatal error
at Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 1, 1943, and took his medi-
cine with Co. 122, Sampson, N. Y. He is a former
high school student, his hobby is hunting and fish-
ing and he wants to be a gunr-ter on an airplane.
BEAUPRE, DONALD yycu - Age 19. A former
machinist at the PortsmoutU".SNa'yy Yard "Booper"
chucked it to enlist at Manfihester, N. H., jan. 26,
194-3, and went through boots with Co. 448, New-
port, R. I. His favorite pasti-me"'is photography. He
is the son of Mrs. Eva C. Beauprg -of Somersworth,
N. H. I-le would like to become a good aviation
BEINSCHROTH, ADAM ,IACK-Age 23. "lack"
is a direct descendant of Mr. Andrew Beinschroth
of Ontario Center, N. Y. He signed without looking
at Rochester, N. Y., Feb. 4, 1943, and was railroaded
to Sampson where he suffered with Co. 539. He is
a former employee of the Gleason XVorks. -Iack's
foremost ambition is to be a flight engineer.
BIGENHO, MICHAEL PAUL - Age 20. The
eternal sunshine of Mrs. Helen Bigenho of 461 Parker
St., Verona, Pa., 'fFlashl' enlisted at Greensburg, Pa.,
Feb. 4, 1943, and underwent indoctrination with Co.
123, Sampson, N. Y. Formerly employed in a de-
fense plant, his hobbies are music and poetry. He
wants to help win the brawl.
BONN, JOSEPH-Age 18. The progeny of Mr.
and Mrs. Bonn of 0111 Colgate St., Philadelphia,
Pa., "Bone" signed on at Philadelphia jan. 19, 1943,
and breezed through boots with Co. 455, Sampson.
A former truck mechanic, he is ambitious to become
a good aircraft engine trouble shooter. As a hobby
he is interested in sports.
BOULAIS, MARCEL Al.-Age 19. Newport, R. I.,
Co. 908, gave 'fSkinny" his first taste of Navy life.
Before enlisting at Providence, R. I., on Klan. 27,
194-3, he earned his cigarette money as an employee
of Pratt X Ulhitney Aircraft Co. The son of Mrs.
Ennna Boulais of Danielson, Conn., he whiles away
his free time entertaining gals.
BOURNE, STANLEY E.-Age 20. "Stan" is a
contribution of Mansfield, Mass., and the offspring
of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Bourne of 974 East E., Mans-
field. He gave up his job of working at a little of
everything and not much of anything to become a
bluejacket at Boston, Mass., Alan. 26, 1943, and was
shipped to Newport where he suffered with Co. 446.
BOYCE, ELLSYVORTH - Age 18. "Boycee"
made his home with his mother, Mrs. Miriam Fish of
Van Etten, N. Y., and worked for Cotten Xa Hanlon,
Cayuta, N. Y., before he signed up at Elmira, N. Y.,
Dec. 14, 1942, and was incarcerated at the Sampson
boot bastile. Boycee's hobby and ambition is aviation.
He yearns for a vacation.
BROCIA, JOSEPH NATALE-Age 21. "Little
Aloe" enlisted at New York City, Feb. 8, 1943, and
underwent indoctrination with Co. 47l,- Sampson,
N. Y. The offspring of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Brocia
of 840 Hart St., Brooklyn, N. Y., he li -'sfgirls of
various shapes and sizes. He is an ex-e loyee of
the New York Navy Yard where he worked as a
BROXAIER, -IOHN KENNETH-Age 24. "Ken" is
a product of Waterford, N. Y., and the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Wfarren VV. Brower of 15 Fairview Ave.
He signed up at Albany, N. Y., Feb. 10. 1943, and
went through boots with Co. 122, Sampson. Prior
to his enlistment he worked for Pratt llc Wlhitney
Aircraft, E, Hartford, Conn. He yearns for a leave.
BUCK, AIUSTIN ROLAND-Age 17. From 3014
Orleans Ave., Niagara Falls, N. Y., "Bucky" is the
son of Mr. Roland L. Buck. He committed the fatal
error at Buffalo, Alan. 28, 1943, and got his boot
education with Co. 538, Sampson. An ex-serf of a
paper mill, he has a mania for sports and aspires to
be a good aerial gunner.
BURGIE, KERMIT R. - Age 33. Kermit was
sworn into the Navy at Rochester, N. Y., Feb. 10,
1943, and took his first shots at Sampson. Before
enlisting he was employed as a bus driver for the
Rochester Transit Co., and made his home at 114
XVillmont St. Kermit's hobby is sleeping and his fore-
most ambition is to go home.
BUTLER, RICHARD MELVIN-Age 20. "But"
is the offspring of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Butler
of Lower Beach St., Saco, Maine. He enlisted at
Portland on Dec. 14, 1942, and took his basic train-
ing with Co. 450, Newport, R. 1. Formerly an em-
ployee of Todd-Bath Shipbuilding Corp., but would
like to see the war over, and ramble homeward.
CLARK, DONALD ROBERT - Age 18. The
prodigal son of Mr. Harry Gray Clark of 56 High St.,
l'Valton, N. Y., "Don" signed up at Albany, N. Y.,
Dec, 10, 1942, and underwent indoctrination at New-
port. His favorite pastimes are movies and sports.
Don wants a chance to battle, but hopes to see a
little damsel in New York first.
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CHADNVICK, HAROLD EVERAI-Age 21. Co.
473, Sampson, trained "Chad" for the ups and downs
of Navy life. Before enlisting at Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan.
27, 1943, he was a high school student. His favorite
amusement is roller skating, and his chief ambition
is to make an AMMIIXC. He is the erstwhile respon-
sibility of Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Chadwick,
CHARTERS, GEORGE XVILLIAM - Age 19.
The bright eyed child of Mrs. E. Charters of 52 Stewart
Ave., Jenkintown, Pa., George signed on at Phila-
delphia, Feb. 3, 1943, and was initiated with Co.
539, Sampson. In more tranquil times, he was em-
ployed by Standard Press Steel, Jenkintown, Pa., and
devoted much of his leisure time to sports.
CIMINO, S. - Fishing and hunting are "Big
Steve's" long suits. Enlisting at Schnectady, N. Y.,
in November, 1942, he was shipped to Sampson, where
he suffered with Co. 444. The offspring of Mr. and
Mrs. John Anthony Cimino of 415 Cora St., Schnec-
tady, N. Y., he formerly worked at the X-Vatervliet
Arsenal, lNaterv1iet, N. Y. He was a section leader.
COGHLAN, JOHN P. - Age 18. The eternal
sunshine of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Coghlan of Glen-
olden, Pa., "Irish" was sworn in at Philadelphia, Jan.
6, 1943, and took his first shots with Co. 452, Samp-
son. A student at the time of his enlistment, he
majored in sports while in high school. He is eager
to learn the aviation game thoroughly.
COLLINS, STANLEY 4 Age 23. "Stan" was
a sheet metal machinist at the P. H. Navy Yard prior
to his faux pas at Haverhill, Mass., in January, 1943,
and his incarceration at the Newport boot bastile
with Co. 449. The son of Mrs. L. B. Collins of Haver-
hill, Mass., he is primarily interested in aviation, and
aspires to become an aviation cadet.
CONCANNON, PAUL NV.-Age 18. The prodi-
gal son of Mr. and Mrs. Jolm Concannon of 55
Marmion St., Boston, Mass., "Conn" dived off the
deep end at Boston, Mass., Jan. 22, 1943, and wound
up drilling with Co. 1029, Newport. As a civilian, he
was employed by the Union Freight Railroad. His
favorite pursuit is working on engines.
CONCAUGH, JOHN E. - Age 19. John hails
from 100 Milk St., Nllestboro, Mass., the progeny of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Concaugh. He gave up his job
with the Glenn L. Martin Co. to enlist in the Navy
at Boston Feb. 3, 1943, and underwent indoctrina-
tion with Co. 1030, Newport. His one and only
ambition is to be an aerial gunner and whip Nips.
CONTI, LOUIS ROSS-Age 19. Louis committed
himself at the recruiting station in Buffalo, N. Y.,
Jan. 11, 1943, and breezed through boot camp at
Sampson with Co. 521. The son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ross Conti, he formerly worked for Curtiss-VVright,
Buffalo. He harbors hopes of attending gunnery
school and then see some action.
CORMIER, EDMOND H.-Age "Eddie" and
his wife, Bernie, formerly resided at 71 Bellevue Ave.,
Haverhill, Mass. He was an electric welder at the
Portsmouth Navy Yard prior to his enlistment there,
Jan. 27, 1943, and his indoctrination at Newport
with Co. -148. He likes to box, and hope to become
an aerial gunner, high class.
COYNE, JOSEPH R.-Age 19. Subsequent to his
faux pas Feb. 1, 1943, at Y. C., "Red" served his
boot sentence at Sampson with Co. 537. He is the
bright eyed son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Coyne of
34-54 59 St., XVoodside, L. I., N. Y. Formerly an
automobile mechanic, he intends to lend his talents
to aviation mechanics henceforth.
CRAMER, GILBERT JR. - Age 18. "Gil"
spent his childhood days at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert E. Cramer, Sr. He learned his
Navy ABC's at Sampson as a member of Co. 120 after
his enlistment at Buffalo Dec. 28, 1942. In civilian
life a fixer of slightly worn automobiles, he is eager
to get duty at Lockport.
CURRY, FRANCIS J.-Age 20. Formerly a chip-
per and grinder with the Birdsboro Steel Foundry,
f'Buck" affixed his monicker to the dotted line at
Allentown, Pa., Feb. 2, 1943, and rued it at the Samp-
son boot college with Co. 471. The son of Mr. and
Mrs. Vincent T. Curry of 22 Cherrydale Ave., Penn-
side, Reading, Pa., he wants to make gunner.
DABINETT, ERNEST J.-Age 18. "Dabby" is
the shiftless offspring of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dabi-
nett of 53 Mozart St., East Rutherford, N. Y., and
a has-been employee of the Commercial Leader
Printing Co. After his commitment at N. Y. C., Feb.
2, 1943, he was put through the mill at Newport as
a member of Co. 450. He aspires to become a gunner.
DAVIES, ROBERT F.-Age 18. "Dink" is a native
of Palmerton, Pa. He shifted to the ofefnsive Feb.
4, 1943, and went through the mill at Sampson with
Co. 473. He entered the service after completing the
first semester of the eleventh grade. He is a sports
enthusiast, and harbors hopes of going to aerial gun-
DAVIS, IVILLIAM XV.-Age 23. From 580 Union
Ave., XVestbury, N. Y., "XVee1' is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. XVilliam L. Davis. A former employee of Repub-
lic Aviation Corp., he chucked this to enlist in the
Navy at N. Y. C., Dec. 15, 1942, and took his basic
training with Co. 447, Newport. He is a sports fiend,
especially on baseball and basketball.
DELANOY, YVILLIAM D.-Age 19. The son of
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Delanoy of 16 Southern Blvd.,
Albany, N. Y., "Del' signed on there, Feb. 3, 1943,
subsequently training at Sampson with Co. 122. In
the pre-brawl era he was a high school student and
SPCIIL much of his leisure time hunting and fishing.
His foremost ambition is to play pro baseball.
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