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Page 27 text:
MCH LIP SLIPS
DE CIANTIS, L. V.-Gee-he'll offer unybody at
DE SILVA, H. R.-Dee-"Give me my LD. Card and
DETURCK, B. B.-Canarsie-Kid sure loot.
DIETRICH, R. J.w.Illl1lOTiUl thought I joined the
DOHERTY, F.-Mull.ifHe might live through it.
DOMBRONVSKI, J.-Still looking for the
DONNELLY, R. F.-Altoona-"Geel But lld like Lo
DOLL, H. G.-Herbie-Any trouble? Look for grem-
DOBAJ, E. L.-Dueh-Cartoonist.
DRAGER, G. A.-Chief-"O, K., youse guys, line up!"
EASTON, L. XV.-Larry-Junior's Guardian Angel.
ESTER, NV. G.-Bull-"Look at the salt drip oll me."
ETTEN, H.-Johnny-"Sure, Baby, surefl
EXVASKEXVICZ, F. P.-Jones-Kid Mech, himself.
FlORF.fA. M.-Nickels-God's gilt to the Memphis
FRENCH, C. F.-Hillbilly-''X'Vl1ere's my n1usket?"
FUTIA, F. A.-"Rum"-"Get out ol that holef'
GAGEANT, L. M.-Gugezmt-joe Student,
CELAZIN, P.-Russian-Future Rebel.
GERIG, L. AI.-Lou-Little Helper.
GILBO, R. C.-Puggy-A'Oli, for a plow and at horse."
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DOLL, HERBERT C. - Age 18. "Herbie" hails
from 362 Ridgewood Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y., the erst-
while responsibility of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Doll.
After l1is error at N. Y. C. in February, 1943, he took
it like a little 1112111 with Co. 473, SZIIIIIJSOIT. In the
ante bellum era, he was employed by the Sperry
Gyroscope Co. He's salty.
DOBA1, EUGENE L. - Age 19. The bright eyed
son of Mr. and Mrs. -Iohn Dobaj of 208 Loepere,
Buffalo, N. Y., "Doe" enlisted at l1is lTO1IIC town
Feb. 4, 1943, and was put through the paces at
SZIIIIIJSOD with Co. A has-been artist, he l1as a
bent for llllllflllg. He hopes to get back to the draw-
ing racket wl1e11 he gets out of tl1e Navy.
DRAGER, GEORGE A.-Age 24. George is a
native of Rochester, N. Y., and the offspring of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Drager. He signed on at Roches-
ter Feb. 3, 1943, and endured his boot camp ordeal
with Co. 121, Sa111pson. A former armature winder,
he gets a kick out of fishing, and hankers to go home
and get married up Qwlhen he finds tl1e femmej.
EASTON, LANVRENCE XVILLIAM W Age 22.
"Larry'I hails from 31 1'Vigwam Place, Springfield,
Mass., tl1e eternal sunshine of Mrs. Madeline Easton.
He was swor11 i11 at Springfield, Mass., Ian. 25, 1943,
and shipped to Newport, where he took it like a
little 111an with Co. 445. A former laborer with the
Va11 Norman Machine Tool Co., he is ambitious to
become a11 aviation cadet. He has a weakness for
sports, especially hockey. QTsk, tsk!j
ESTER, YVILLIAM GEORGE - Age 19. Co. 523,
SZIIIIIJSOII, trained "Bull" in the quaint ways of the
Navy. Before enlisting at Buffalo Jan. 13, 1943, he
was a student at Syracuse University. T11e son of
Mr. 211111 Mrs. Carl Ester of 1489 Dewey Ave., Roches-
ter, N. Y., he hopes to go back to school after the
war 211111 get a degree.
ETTEN. IOHN H.-Age 19. "Johnny" worked
for the Electric Boat Co., Groto11, Conn., prior to
his faux pas at New Haven, Conn., -Ian. 26, 1943,
a11d l1is incarceration at tl1e Great Lakes boot bastile
with Co. 449. The white hope of Mr. 211111 Mrs. Nick
Etten of 151 Ashcroft Road. New LOIli1OI1, Conn., he
aspires to become an aviation cadet.
EIN.-XSKEINICZ. FRED P. - Age 19. "Polock"
is a native of Brockton. Mass.. a11d tl1e offspring of
Mr. 211111 Mrs. Iohn Ewaskewicz. He gave up l1is iob
as H11 apprentice toolmaker at tl1e Bird lvlachine Co.,
So. 1'Va1eno1c, Mass., to enlist in the Navy at Boston
Feb. 9, 1943, and got his boot education the hard
way at Newport with Co. 1029.
FIORE, ANTHONY MICHAEL - Age 20. A
direct descendant of Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Fiore
of 38 Prospect St., Brooklyn, N. Y., "'I'onv" chucked
his iob at the Rome Ar111y Air Depot to beco111e a
bluejacket at N. Y. C., Feb. 1, 1943, and was initiated
with Co. 537, Sampson. He gets a kick out of base-
ball, a11d would like lI101'C than anything to become
an aviation engineer.
FRENCH, CARL F.-Age 21. "Carl" is a product
of Susquehanna, Pa., Route 3, and the pride and joy
of Mr. and Mrs. N. M. French. He dived off tl1e
deep end at Bingliampton, N. Y., Dec. 13, 1942, and
wound up i11 boots witl1 Co. 447, Sampson. As a
civilian, he worked for Curtiss-vllright, Buffalo. He
yearns to get back to Pennsylvania pronto.
FUTIA, FRANCIS A. - Age 19. Tl1e child of
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Futia of 50 Myrtle Ave., Al-
bany, N. Y., "Bum" did it at his home town in janu-
ary, 194-3, 211111 went through the motions wit11 Co.
523, Sa111pso11. Formerly a bum, 'he would rather
hobo Ill2lI1 live tl1e life of "Riley" P.S. He also bu111s.
GAGEANT, LOUIS MERRILL - Age 19. Hunt-
ing, playing baseball and building model airplanes
are "Lou's" 111ain diversions. Signing up at Pitts-
field, Mass., Dec. 3, 1942, he gobbled his first Navy
brug at Newport wit11 Co. 457. The son of Mr. and
Mrs. He11ry Gageant of 34 Phelps Ave., North Adams,
Mass., he formerly worked in a machine shop.
GELAZIN, PAUL-Age 20. Paul was SWOFII in at
Bridgeport, Conn.. -Ian. 26, 1943, a11d wound up
drilling with Co. 968, Newport. The son of Mr. and
Mrs. A'VIllI2lI11 Gelaxin of 590 Lafayette St., Bridge-
port, Conn., he was a gentleman of leisure in the
good old days. He has a mania for sports. He hopes
to advance and do a good job in the Navy.
GERIG, LOUIS JOHN-Age 24. "Lou" formerly
worked for the Equitable Paper Bag Co. The progeny
of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gerig of 1397 Greene Ave.,
Brooklyn, N. Y., he signed on at N. Y. C., Feb. 2,
1943, and WCIIL through basic training with Co. 471,
Sampson. His fOI'CI1IOSf a1nbition is to go l101llC and
get married. Fishing is his main sport.
GILBO, ROBERT C. - Age 18. "Bub" signed
up at YVatertown, N. Y.. Feb. 2, 1943, and trained
with Co. 121, SZIIIIPSOFI. The eternal sunshine of Mr.
and Mrs. Clarence Gilbo of 840 Cooper St.. XVater-
town, N. Y., 11e was formerly a machinist. He gets
a kick out of fooling with electric motors, and har-
bors hopes of wangling NAP training.
GLEASON, CHARLES, IR.-Age 20. A contribu-
tion of Greenville Alct.. Maine, and the offspring of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gleason. Sr., "Gus" gave up his
job as a forester with the Maine Forest Service to
enlist in tl1e Navy at Portland, Dec. 11, 1942, and
was shipped to Newport for his basic trai11ing witl1
Co. 444. He aspires to be a big shot.
O'BRIEN, ROBERT JOHN-Age 18. Co. 969.
Newport, f1'2lIIlCCl "O'Bie" for the ups and dO1NI1S of
Navy life. Before enlisting at Boston, Mass., -Ian.
25, 1943, he was a postal employee. The so11 of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert ulohn O'Brien of 71 Cheever St.,
Mi1to11, Mass., he is eager to get NAP training. . I-Ie
looks forward to the ti111e when he can roa111 home.
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SECTION D OF CI.ASS M-17
FRONT ROXV tleft to rightj: NI. Harward, J. D. Holds-
worlh. XV. R. Hughes, C. I.. Hagan QSection Leaderj , Lt.
I. I.. Hannneu, li. j. Graves. R. B. Henderon, L. F. Hoop,
MIDDLE ROIVZ R. XY. Hildebrandt, E. S. Kaclor, T. E.
Hughes, B. L. Nimtz. A. lnferrera. I.. P. Irlubhard. H. E.
Heston, YV. Kerley.
BACK ROW: J. XV. Griffin, D. H. Helfer, L. Hartmann, A.
Ilookowsky. R. H. Gregory, I.. XV. Jones, M. H. Goldsmith,
'll P. Kaas, jr.. C. A. Klemick, jr.
GOLDSMITH, MURRAY HERBERT-Age 19.
Herbert is a former resident of Brooklyn, N. Y. He
made his fatal error at N. Y. C. in February, 1943,
and subsequently went to Sampson, N. Y., where he
took his initial instruction. Formerly employed in a
women's shoe factory, he is the bright eyed son of
Mr. and Mrs. B. Goldsmith, 8715 Ave. L. Sports is
his favorite pursuit.
GRAVES, EDYVARD JOSEPH - Age 18. The
eternal sunshine of Mr. and Mrs. Roland C. Graves,
144- Bright St., 1Valtham, Mass., Edward signed away
his liberty at Boston -Ian. 4, 1943, and wound up at
Newport, R. I., where he buuked with Co. 1027. Wfhile
attending high school, he took courses in machine
work. He aims to stay in aviation.
GREGORY, ROBERT HARVEY-Age 19. "Bob"
is the pride and joy of Mr. and Mrs. XfVilliam H.
Gregory, 13 Holbrook St., No. Adams, Mass. He
yielded to the impulse at Pittsfield Dec. 3, 1942, and
devoured his first Navy victuals at Newport, R. l.,
with Co. 457. Hunting and fishing took the slack
out of his civilian schedule. He intends to make
aviation his career.
GRIFFIN, JOHN W.-Age 18. UKIOIIIIUYH is the
progeny of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Griffin of 242 E.
83 St., N. Y. G. Formerly employed as an aviation
engine mechanic, he joined up at N. Y. C. Klan. 27,
1943, and was an embryo gob with Co. 1026 at
Newport, R. I. Boxing is his pet sport. Johnny
is very enthusiastic about the Navy. Very enthusiastic,
HAGAN, CARL LOUIS-Age 19. "Horrible" is
the direct descendant of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hagan, 50
XV. Hazeltine, Kennmore, N. Y. He exchanged his
civvies for the blues at Buffalo Dec. 5, 1942, and was
shipped to the Sampson boot bastile for training with
Co. 448. He was formerly employed by the Pratt 8c
X'Vhitney Aircraft, and spent his free time riding and
HARTMANN, LOUIS -1.-Age 18. "Sleepy" is the
shiftless offspring of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hartmann
of 438 E. 42 St., Brooklyn, N. Y., where he dwelt in
the days of his carefree childhood. He joined the
Navy at N. Y. C. Feb. 8, 1943, and took it like a little
man at Sampson 'as a charter member of Co. 537. In
civilian life a student, he has a bent for sports.
HARIVARD, E.-Age 21. From 116 Cedar St.,
Haverhill, Mass., 'flackn is Sonny to Mr. and Mrs.
John Harward. He enlisted in the Navy at Boston
Alan. 27, 1943, chucking a job with the Pratt Sc
Whitney Aircraft, and trained with Co. 451 at New-
port. AIack's chief ambition is to become a Navy
pilot. He squanders most of his free hours disporting
HELFER, DONALD H.-Age 19. The shiftless
brat of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Helfer, 2381 Culver
Rd., Rochester, N. Y., "Spoiler" slipped at his home
town in December, 1942, and was a f'student" at
Sampson during boot training with Co. 452. An
erstwhile employee of Bausch Sc Lomb Optical Co.,
he spent his free moments hunting and collecting
stamps. He is sold on aviation.
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