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Page 35 text:
NOBERINI, FRED RAYMOND-Age 20. Fred
became a part of Uncle Sam's Navy at N. Y. C., Nov.
23, 1942, and underwent indoctrination with Co.
521, Sampson. A former employee of American Ma-
chine tk Foundry, he has a weakness for women, and
would like to meet a few more. He is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Noberini of 1077 E. 42 St., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.
NORTHROP, STUART E. - Age 19. "Stewy"
used to get his mail at 214 Camp St., Jamestown,
N. Y., where he dwelt with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence A. Northrop. He gave up his job
as ball bearing inspector to enlist at Buffalo Dec.
10, 1942, and trained with Co. 448, Sampson. He
would like to go to "B" school for props or car-
NOWIICKI, EDIVARD S.-Age 19. As a civilian,
"Polak" worked for Fleetwings, Inc., Bristol, Pa. He
blew his top at Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. ll, 1943, and
underwent repair with Co. 523, Sampson. The pride
and joy of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Kulas of 320 Conover
St., Burlington, N. J., he spends much of his spare
time collecting beautiful pictures.
O'BR1EN, TIMOTHY THADDEUS - Age 20.
"Oby" is the bright eyed child of Mr. and Mrs. Tim-
othy O'Brien of 430 E. 139 St., Grand Central Palace,
N. Y. He was Shanghied there, Feb. 1, 1943, and
bundled off to Sampson for the fundamentals of sea-
manship. He was formerly manager of a bowling
alley and billiard dive.
O'CONNELL, ROBERT-Age 20. "Oke" is the
erstwhile responsibility of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
O'Connell of 8826 54 Ave., Elmhurst, N. Y. He took
the bit in his teeth at N. Y. C., Dec. 14, 1942, and
got the square needle with Co. 521, Sampson. In
the pre-fracas era, he was employed as a machinist,
and spent his leisure time bowling.
OCZKOXVSKI, RAYMOND LEONARD-Age 19.
"Ozzie" would like to be a machanical engineer, and
he gets a kick out of working math problems. The
progeny of Mr. and Mrs. X'Valter Oczkowski of 97
1Vasmuth St., Buffalo, N. Y., he enlisted at his home
town, Sept. 4, 1942, subsequently being transferred
to Sampson, where he got salty with Co. 10.
ODEA, THOMAS MICHAEL4Age 22. "Tom,'
worked for the Scovill Manufacturing Co., prior to
his faux pas at New Haven, Conn., Jan. 25, 1943, and
his basic training at Newport. The offspring of Mr.
and Mrs. Michael Odea of 86 Hinsdale Ave., 1Vater-
bury, Conn., he has a weakness for taking pictures.
The Navy keeps him too busy to think about am-
OIDONNELL, JOHN JOSEPH - Age 18. Pratt
K 1'Vhitney Aircraft Corp., East Hartford, Conn.,
lost a good man when "Irish" enlisted in the Navy
Jan. ll, 1943, and underwent indoctrination with Co.
1027, Newport. Outdoor sports is his main diversion.
He is the pride and joy of Mrs. John YV. O,Donnel1
of 512 Merrimac Ave., Dracut, Mass.
OLSEN, HAROLD F., JR.-Age 22. Co. 444,
Newport, trained 'fOlie" for the ups and downs of
Navy life. Before enlisting at Manchester, N. H., Dec.
ll, 1942, he was employed in a general tool and die
shop, Berlin, N. H. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold
F. Olsen, Sr., of 62 Cambridge St., E. Orange, N. J.,
he has a mania for landscape and portrait painting.
OLSON, GUNNAR ALBERT-Age 18. Philately
is "Swede's" long suit, and his foremost ambition
is to go back to the farm in "Noo Joiseyf' A direct
descendant of Mr. and Mrs. Fabian Olson of Ring-
wood, N. J., he dived off the deep end at N. Y. C.
in December, 1942, and got his boot education with
Co. 535, Sampson. He hopes to do a good job as a
O'NEIL, IVILLIAM-Age 22. "Irish" hails from
ll XValnut St., Binghampton, N. Y., and the progeny
of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. O'Neil. He signed up at A1-
bany, N. Y., Dec. 13, 1942, and learned all the angles
with Co. 447, Sampson. As a civilian, he worked for
Link Aviation Devices. He would like to continue
work on Link trainers in the Navy.
PETER, JOHN F. - Age 19. The eternal sun-
shine of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peter of 3207 Ave. "Sf
Brooklyn, N. Y., "Pete" kicked over the traces there
Jan. 13, 1943, and spent his novitate with Co. 535,
Sampson. In the good old days, he was employed
by H. O. Bohme SQ Co. He is ambitious to make
a real mech. He yearns to marry a girl.
PHILLIPS, PHILIP-Age 20. "Phil" earned his
tobacco money working for Link Aviation Devices,
Inc., prior to his enlistment at Albany, N, Y., Dec.
13, 1942, and his incarceration at the Sampson boot
bastile with Co. 447. The son of Mrs. Philip Phillips
of 726 Chenango St., Binghampton, N. Y., l1e has a
mania for mechanical drawing.
PLACKO, PAUL-Age 19. "Farmer,' did it at
N. Y. C., Dec. 3, 1942, and endured basic training
with Co. 449, Newport. Just out of high school when
he enlisted, he used to spend his spare time build-
ing model airplanes. He hopes to get a a rate and
do the Axis dirt. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
John Placko of 284 E. 172 St., Bronx, N. Y.
POMERANTZ, JOSEPH-Age 18. "Joe'l abode
at 315 Hopkinson Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y., the home
of his lJ2l1'CI1tS, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Pomerantz. He
quit his job with the 1Var Industries Training Pro-
gram to enter the service at N. Y. C. in February,
1943, and endured basic training with Co. 450, New-
port. He yearns to be a mechanical engineer.
PROKO, PETER JOHN-Age 19. "Pete" joined
up at Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 30, 1942, and under-
went indoctrination with Co. 451, Sampson. Prior
to his enlistment, he was employed by the Atlantic
Sc Pacific Tea Co. His ambition is to become an
ACMM. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Proko
of 1901 No. Newkirk St., Philadelphia, Pa.
PRUE, DONALD JAMES - Age 20. "Prue" is
a native of Rockfall, Conn., and the white hope
of Mr. and Mrs. Delroy Prue. He joined the Navy
at New Haven, Jan. 24, 1943, and received his pri-
mary instruction with Co. 449, Newport. He hopes
to become a good airplane mechanic and continue
in this field after the duration durates.
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SECTION F OF CLASS M-17
FRONT ROYV fleft to rightj: E. S. Nowicki, A. P. Moyer,
MIDDLE ROW: F. R. Humm, P. Placko, J. O'Donnell,
J. Pomerantz, J. V. Hummel CSection Leaderj, Lt. Qj.g.j J. L. F. R. Noherini, F. Moore, R. Niski, P. H. Phillips, A. R.
Hammeu, P. J. Proko, O. J. Prue, R. F. O'Connell, S. E. Northrop.
BACK ROXV: XV. O'Neil, T. 'l'. O'Brien. G. A. Olson, R. L.
Oczkowski, A. I.. Murray, T. M. O'Dea, J. F. Peter, J. Moeulak,
HUMM, FRED R.-Age l9. Fred is the pride
and joy of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Humm of l303 3 St.,
Altoona, Pa. He enlisted there, Jan. 28, l943, and
underwent indoctrination with Co. 538, Sampson. As
a civilian, he was employed by the Union News Co.,
and spent his leisure time idle. He aspires to be
a chief warrant officer.
HUMMEL, JAMES V.vvAge 20. "Jim" is a na-
tive of Fleetwood, Pa., and the eternal sunshine
of Mrs. Mary E. Hummel. He signed up at Phila-
delphia, Pa., Dec. l5, l942, and underwent indoc-
trination with Co. 537, Sampson. Roller skating, ten-
nis and playing the piano are his main diversions.
His one and only ambition is to get spliced.
MILANO, ALFRED RALPH-Age l8. "Honey"
is the erstwhile responsibility of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Milano of 211 Ufallace St., Tuckahoe, N. Y. He stuck
his neck out at N. Y. C., Dec. 30. l942, and took it
on the chin with Co. 536, Sampson. Hunting, golf,
fishing and beautiful women are his long suits. His
ambition is to get flight orders.
MOCULAK, JOSEPH-Age 20. 'fJoe" hails from
Elizabeth Ave., Raritan, N. J., the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Wfilliam Moeulak. He joined up at N. Y. C.,
Nov. l7, l942, and was railroaded to Sampson, where
he suffered with Co. 5l2. In the pre-fracas era, he
worked for the Calco Chemical Co., Boundbrook,
N. He hobbies with engines.
MOORE, JAMES FREDERICK-Age 20. From
33 Kent St., Brookline, Mass., comes "Jim," the prog-
eny of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moore. Prior to his
enlistment at Boston in January, l943, he worked at
the VVatertown Arsenal, Wfatertown, Mass. He is a
sports enthusiast, especially when it comes to hunt-
ing and fishing. He hopes to make ACMM.
MOYER, AMMON PAUL - Age l7. Co. ll7,
Sampson, trained "Rosebud" for the ups and downs
of Navy life. Before enlisting at Reading, Pa., Dec.
20, l942, he earned his spending money as an usher.
He is looking forward to marrying that little gal
back home. He is the white hope of Mr. and Mrs.
Ammon M. Moyer of l3l6 Locust St., Reading, Pa.
MURRAY, ALBERT L.-Age 29. A truck driver
in the ante bellum days, "Chaplain" enlisted at Phila-
delphia, Nov. 26, l942, and was railroaded to Samp-
son, where he suffered with Co. fl5l. He formerly
lived at 3904 Coral St., Philadelphia, Pa., and is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Murray. He hopes to
go to catapault school.
NISKI, RAYMOND-Age l9. "Ray" is the eter-
nal sunshine of Mr. and Mrs. Wfalter Niski of 478
Milwaukee, Old Force, Pa. He dived off the deep
end at Albany, N. Y., Dec. 5, l942, and wound up
drilling with Co. 52l, Sampson. A former machinist,
he gets a kick out of arranging music, and would
like to see some action with a PBY squadron.
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KV 5 D 1
SECTION G OF CLASS M-17
FRONT ROYV Qleft to rightj:
R. N. Riegert, H. Schafenberg
J. L. Hammen, 'W. C. Serra, C.
' 'II J. Quinlan.
MIDDLE ROYV: Romanovitch, L. G. Rawding, F. A.
Soukup, M. I. Smith, W. J. Sheridan, K. YV. Rawson, D. C.
Smilh, E. Pietrak, P. G. Youngs.
R. F. Smith, D. C. Rose,
QSection Leaderj, Lt.
A. Rogge, Jr., R. D. Rice,
BACK ROYN: R. I. Ruth. A. A. Rowe, P. G. Scott, YV. A. Sieger,
R. C. Specht. N. B. Ryland. J. Sawyer, III, J. Richwine, H. E.
Reichert, R. J. Savoy.
PIETRAK, JOHN EDWARD - Age 25. "Pet-
cock" is a former resident of Albany, N. Y. He made
his error at his home town Dec. 9, 1942, and sub-
sequently trained at Newport as a charter member
of Co. 440. Formerly employed by the XfVatervliet
Arsenal, he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fellicks Pie-
trak of 200 Stow Ave. To become a Naval air pilot
his end and aim.
QUINLAN, THOMAS JOSEPH - Age 18. In
more tranquil times an inhabitant of Saugus, Mass.,
"Dago" signed away his liberty at Boston, Jan. 27,
1943, and wound up at the Newport boot bastile
where he bunked with Co. 1026, while taking his
indoctrination. He is the dimpled cheeked son ol
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Quinlan of 103 Basswood
Ave. He is an ex-gentleman ol' very little employment.
RAVVDING, LESLIE G., - Age 23. Pre-
viously employed as a Civil Service worker, "MuIti'1
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Rawding of 22 Hutch-
ingson Road, Arlington, Mass. He yielded to the im-
pulse at Boston, Mass., Jan. 28, 1943, and devoured
his first Navy victuals at Newport as an inmate ol
Co. 1026. Sailing the briny blue is his hobby. He's
RAWSON, KENNETH WILSON - Age 26. An
ex-employee of the Greenfield Tap Xe Die Corp.,
"Cos1nopolite', kissed his freedom goodbye at Spring-
field Dec. 14, 1942, and spent his novitiate with Co.
454 at the Newport training station. He is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. XfVilson F. Rawson of Greenfield,
Mass. He is singularly addicted to the dainty damsels.
REICHERT, HERBERT EDWIN - Age 20.
"Lover" is the progeny of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Reichert, 3354 Bowman Philadelphia, Pa., and an
ex-employee of the Peters Engineering Co. He joined
up at his home town Dec. 15, 1942, and was an embryo
gob with Co. 451 at the Sampson boot bastile. His
principle interests are racing cars and airplanes.
RICE, DAYMON DONALD - Age 19. "Hippo"
is the direct descendant of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rice,
452 No. 6 St., Fulton, N. Y. He exchanged his civvies
for the blues at his home town Dec. 23, 1942, and
was shipped to Sampson for boot training with Co.
447. He was formerly employed as a shipper, and
spent his unproductive hours camping. He ihones
to see Alaska. '
RICHIVINE, JACK - Age 19. Subsequent to his
faux pas Jan. 14, 1943, at Philadelphiau"Cobra"
served his boot sentence at Sampson with Co. 455.
Employed at Middletown Air Depot in civilian life,
he used to get his mail at 3005 No. 3 St., Harris-
burg, Pa. Aviation is his hobby and to become pilot
is his chief ambition. He converseth little.
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