Kit Carson, Cheyenne County, Colorado
December 1, 1944
To Former K.C.H.S. Boys and Other Kit Carson Boys in Service:
Greetings and Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year. May Another Yuletide find you back with us, Your mission completed.
The idea of this letter originated in late 1942 from our desire to do something special for each of our many former students and Kit Carson friends in the service. By having the list of addresses they might correspond with their former pals and might know where each was located. The first letter was sent out early in December of that year. So many appreciative responses were received that the letter was repeated last year. Again the responses were many and appreciative. This fall a number have asked if a 1944 letter would be sent out. It makes us feel that a real service is being rendered our boys.
Although we have been unable to correspond with the many of you who have written us at Christmas and throughout the year, we think of you and keep in touch with you as much as possible through your relatives and friends.
The school children and relatives and friends of service men have helped splendidly. Without their aid the list of addresses would be impossible. We want you to know that this letter brings you the greetings and best wishes of the school, its teachers and its pupils, and of every one in this community. We fear with your fears. We sympathize in your hardships. We glory in your achievements. We hope that we can carry on at the home front while you carry on so splendidly at the battle front.
May God bless you and keep you and bring you safly back is our prayer.
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. BLACK
Former K.C.H.S. Boys in Service
1. Ensign John A. BAGHOTT, U.S.S. Santee, c/o Fleet Postoffice, New York, N. Y.
2. Ensign Kenneth BAGHOTT, Z P-31, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
3. Cpl. William BAGHOTT, Co. C, 1876th Engr., Arm Bn., March Field, Calif.
4. Cpl. Emil M. BENGTSON, 38071739, Btry. C, 910th A.A.A. A/W Bn., A.P.O. 17407, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
5. T/4 Merle R. BENGTSON, 37005445, Co.C. 635 T/D Bn., A.P.O. 230, c/o Postmaster New York, N. Y.
6. Marvin BITNER
7. Cpl. Carl B. BLEDSOE, 17087673, 415th Sig. (Avn) 5277 Sig. Opns Bn., A.P.O. 920, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif
8. Calvin BLEKEBERG, (Pfc) Killed in action in France
9. Pfc. Cecil BLEKEBERG, 38006439, Military Detachment, Ft. Lyon, Colo.
10. Sgt. Willard H. BRANDT, 38009856, Co. A, 123 Ord. Maint. Bn. 1st Arm'd Div., A.P.O. 251, c/o Postmaster, New York, N. Y.
11. Andrew H. BURNETT, killed in action in the European area.
12. Pvt. Charles R. BURNETT, 37709929, Co. C. Transportation Branch, A.S.F.T.C. Ft. Francis E. Warren, Cheyenne, Wyo.
13. James CALVERT,
14. Pfc. Richard H. CHRISTISON, 36705544, Sig. Section Air Depot, A.P.O. 953, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif
15. Robert L. CHRISTISON, S 2/ c T.T.U.I., Co. E, Camp Parkes, Calif
16. Lt. Harry H. CHRISTISON, o1303108, 1570th S.U. Ass't Prison Officer, Camp Breckenridge, Ky.
17. Leland COLEMAN
18. Charles E. CORLISS, S 2/c, C.B.M.U. 612, Platoon 4, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
19. Ensign Wells M. CORLISS, U.S.S. Wyoming, c/o Fleetmaster, New York, N.Y.
20. Pfc. Archie A. CUMMINGS, 38147090, Co. B. 821st Eng. Bn., A.P.O. 719, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif
21. Pvt. Millard CUMMINGS, 37709930, A.G.F. Replacement Depot No. 2, Fort Ord, Calif.
22. Ensign Arthur T. DERBY, S.S. William V. Moody, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
23. Arnold V. DERBY, G.M. 1/c U.S.S P.G.M. 5, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
24. Pfc. Glenn L. DERBY, 39276320 Box 603, Ontario Ary Air Field, Ontario, Calif.
25. Keith M. DERBY, 37710734 Bks. 795, Section I, Scott Field, Ill.
26. William G. DODD, A.R.T. 3/c A.T.S. Sect. 5, Texsas A & M, Bldg. 5, College Station, Texsas
27. Spl. Kenneth DOVE, 37704190, C.M.P. Det., Dist. No. 1, 7-SC., S.U. 3748, Ft. Snelling, 11, Minn.
28. William A. DUVALL, Phm. 1/c U.S.N., U. S. Fleet Hospital #108, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
29. Rpbert L. DUVALL, S 1/c S.L.C.U. #30, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
30. S/Sgt. George R. FICK, 3811079, Base Service Sqd., 360th Service Cp., A.P.O. 713-1, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
31. Ruth FICK, Nurse
32. Lt. Millard M. FLETCHER, O-7174572, 753 F.A. Bn., A.P.O. 339, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
33. Lt. Earl G. FLETCHER, O-676039, 29th (H) Bombardment Sq., A.P.O. 838, c/o Postmaster, New Orleans, La.
34. Karl J. FORREST Jr.
35. A/C Larry D. GALE, 37701853, Class 44 J, Moore Field, Mission, Texas
36. S/Sgt. Frank N. GETMAN, 38149067, Co. E, 359th Inf., A.P.O. 90, c/o Postmaster, New York, N. Y.
37. Cpl. Titus A. GIEBLER, 38076547, Co. D, 102 Med. Bn. A.P.O. 27,c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
38. 1st/Sgt Robert A. GRAY, 37351607, Service Btry., 790th F.A. Bn., Ft. Jackson, S. C.
39. Wilbur J. GREEN, 38149068, Co. C, 4105 U. S. Army Hosp. Plant, A.P.O. 649, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
40. Pvt. George E. HALE, 37362010 Hammond General Hosp., Modesto, Calif.
41. Ensign William C. HALE, Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Fla.
42. T/4 Lyman D. HALDERMAN, 37704235, 972nd Engrs. Maint. Co., A.P.O. 565, San Francisco, Calif.
43. Kenneth L. HANSEN, S 2/c U.S,S, Bell D.D. 587 c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
44. Cpl. John R. HUTTON, Battery F, 6 Def. Bn., c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
45. T/Sgt. Paul F. JELINEK, A.W.G.-9, A.W.C.-2, M.F.W.C., M.C.A.D., Miramar, San Diego, Calif.
46. S/ Sgt Ernest JONES, 1207th A.A.F. Base Unit, C.A.F.D. - A.T.C., A.P.O. 607-C, Miami, Fla.
47. Lt. Glenn H. JUNG, 0871222, Weather Station, F.A.A.F., Florence, S.C.
48. Pvt. Beryl KEYSER, 37710733, Co. B, 1st Plat., 51st Bn., Camp Wolters, Texas
50. Pvt. Joseph W. KREGEL, 37710868, Co. D, 146 Bn., 90th Reg't, I.R.T.C., South Camp Hood, Texas
51. Cpl. Gilbert W. KRUEGER, 37345066, 671st. Q.M. Salv. Coll. Co., A.P.O. 517, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
52. Orville L. KRUEGER, F 2/c U.S.S. L.C.I. (L) 1060, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
53. S/Sgt. Jack Dean LARSEN, 17087669, Det. of Patients Ward #18, Hos. Plant #4175, A. P.O. 121, c/o Postmaster New York, N.Y
54. Sgt. Lloyd M. LARSEN, 38085644 Co. A-807 T.D. Bn., A.P.O. 403, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
55. Lt. (J. G.) Mason A. LASELLE, Air Transportation Sqdn. U.R.-2, Naval Air Station, Alameda 5, Calif.
56. Norman E. LASELLE
57. Cpl. Thomas H. LIESEN, 37774072, 892nd H.A.M. Co. Detach, A.P.O. 962, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
58. Manual LOEFFLER
59. Sam LOEFFLER, Killed in action in the Solomons.
60. Walter LOEFFLER,
61. S/Sgt. Charles M. MAHLBERG, 39135896, Sec. 28 B.A.D. #1, A.P.O. 635, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
62. Candidate Eual G MADISON, 38007943, Class 28, Plat. 1, T.C. O.C.S., N.O.A.A.B., New Orleans 12, La.
63. Pvt. Floyd E MARMION, 37710824, Co. B, 146 Bn. 90th Regiment, Barracks 3, Camp Hood Texas
64. Sgt.. John N. MCKEEVER, 38149094 Cn. Co., 358th Inf., A.P.O. 90, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
65. M/Sgt Francis Y. MCKOWN, 37334010, Sqdn D, 423 Air Base Unit, Walla, Wash.
66. MT/ Sgt. Thomas H. MCKOWN, Personnel Classification Section Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, Calif.
67. R. K. MILHEIM, A.S., U.S.N.R., Co. F, Stoddard Hall 106, Navy V-12 Unit, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
68. Wayne H. MILHEIM, Y 1/c U.S.N.R., Cable c RaDIO Censor, Navy No. 59, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Frncisco, Calif.
69. Cpl. Robert O. MULLER, 37336700, Co. A, 844 Engr. Avn. Bn., A.P.O. 644, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
70. Albert MUSGRAVE, S 1/c Co. 39, Sec. 2, Univ. of Huston, Huston Texas
71. Cpl. Harold C. NILSEN, 37705037, 462nd Bomb Group, A.P.O. 220, 9th Bomb. Maint. Sqdn., c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
72. S/Sgt. Victor N. NILSEN, 17087666 Co. I, 318th Inf., A.P.O. 80, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
73. Eivind W. NILSEN, F 1/c U.S.S. Terror (E-ilir), c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
74. Cpl. Leonard J. O'BRIEN, 38149072, 101st A.A.C.S., Box 507, Ajo Army Air Field, Ajo, Ariz.
75. Lt. Jerry E. PADGETT, 807 E. High, Lexington 37, Ky.
76. Sgt. Don C. PRESSE, 37340074, Co. E, 363 Eng. Reg't. (S.S.) A.P.O.533, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
77. Sgt. Jesse E. PRESSE, 18046882, Hq. Btry., 663rd F.A.Bn., A.P.O. 17351, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
78. Pvt. George L. PARKER
79. Cpl. Marlen G. PEARSON, 349th A.S.F. Band, Camp Crowder, Mo.
80. Pfc. Charles J. PFALZGRAFF, 18070601, 411th Med. Coll. Co. (Sep.), A.P.O. 926, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
81. Cpl. George E. PFALZGRAFF, 38110519, Anit-Tank Co., 136th Inf., A.P.O. 33 c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
82. T/5 Earl H. PURSLEY, 38085643, Serv. Batry. 130th F.A. Bn., A.P.O. 17351, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
83. Pvt. Edwin L. RATHBUN, 37353842, Btry A-456 (A.A.A.) Bn., A.P.O. 403, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
84. Lt. James R. ROBINSON, 0639945, H.Q. S.Q. 77th. Sv. Gp., A.P.O. 5739, c/o Postmaster , San Francisco, Calif.
85. Cpl. Wilber E. RYAN, 37333573, Co. A, 58th Med. Tng. Bn., Camp Barkeley, Texas
86. Pvt. Fred A RUCK, 17089590, 2242 Rd. Q.M. Lik Co., 86th A.D.G., A.P.O. 149 c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
87. Vernon SCHLOSSER
88. Cpl. George J. SCHRAMMEL, 37334059, Btry. D 197th A.A.A. (A.W.) Bn., A.P.O. 230, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
89. Lt. Rosa L. SCHRAMMEL, 733875, 31st. General Hospital, A.P.O. 708, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
90. Sgt. Herbert SCHREIVOGEL, 38076401, Co. B, 81 Engr. Bn., A.P.O. 443, c/o Postmaster , New York, N.Y.
91. Fred L. SCHULTE, M.M.O. 1/c, U. S. Coast Guard Garage, 114 James St., Seattle, Wash.
92. Pvt. Donald H. SCHUMACHER, 37709412, Casual Co. 77, A.P.O. 15440, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
93. Donald SCHWERDT, Armed Guard, S.S. William N. Byers, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
94. Kenneth SMITH
95. Raymond SMITH
96. Sgt. Arthur H. STEINER , 37331731, 27 Gen. Hosp., A.P.O. 565, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
97. Sgt. Walter J. STEINER, 38085646, Sec. C. Box 1185, Luke Field, Ariz.
98. S/Sgt. Kenneth THOMAS, North George Wright Hosp., c/o Ward 3, Spokane, Wash.
99. Lt. John E. WHERRY, Btry. A, 75th F.A. Bn., Camp Blanding, Fla.
100. Lt. Warren Dean WHERRY, Killed in an air Raid over Germany, May 1944
101. S/Sgt. Jack A. WHITE, 6290679 Squadron F, 423rd Air Base Unit, W.W. A.A.F., Walla Walla, Wash.
102. Wm. A. WHITESEL, S 2/c U.S.N.R., C.A.S.U. #1, Sec. 2, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco Calif.
103. Francis WOOD, Accidendally killed during blackout maneuvers in camp.
104. Frank E. WOOD, 38149084 Hqts. & Service Co. 821st Engr. Avn. Bn., A.P.O. 72, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
105. Pfc. Donald D. WOOD, 37701627, Co. A, 27th Inf., A.P.O. 25, c/o Postmaster, San Francosco, Calif.
106. Sgt. Gerald WOOD, U.S.N.C.H., Room 229, Arrowhead Springs, San Bernadino, Calif.
107. Charles WOOD, A/S Co. 5032-44 U.S.N.T.C., Camp Ward,
Other Kit Carson Boys In Service
1. Pvt. Carl G. APPEL, 3735861, Btry D, 462 A.A.A. Bn., A.P.O. 230, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
2. Paul APPEL , M.M. 2/c 14th U.S.N.C.-B-Co., C-1, c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
3. Charles ARMSTRONG, F 2/c U.S.S. San Juan E Div., c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
4. Sgt. Emil ARMSTRONG, 37329641 7th Sq. 34 Bomb Gp., A.P.O. 559, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
5. T/5 Everett ARMSTRONG, 38083727 Co. C, 32nd Armed Reg't., A.P.O. 253, c/o Postmaster, New York, N. Y.
6. Sgt. W. T. BAILEY, Jr., U.S.M.C., H. & S. Co., 2nd Group Tr. Bn., Mar. Div., c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
7. Eugene S. BERGMAN, 38085645, Sec. C, Flt. 3, 3017 A.A.F. B.A., H.A.A.F., Hobbs, New Mexico
8. C.W.O. Glen BOWSER, W 210390 Q.H.Q. 496 Q.M. Bn., A.P.O. 403, c/o Postmaster, New York, N. Y.
9. Ch. (1st Lt.) Harold B. BROWN, 0525610, 109th Sta. Hospital, A.P.O.502, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif
10. Robert Albert BUCHANAN, S 2/c U.S. Naval Barracks #4, Hawthorne, Nevada
11. Francis L. CARRIGAN, 38083744, 342 Harbor Craft Co., A.P.O. 229, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
12. Pfc. Robert E. CARRIGAN, 38149095, Troop D, 112 Cav., A.P.O. 705, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
13. Pvt. Jack E. COLVIN, 37710738, Sec. 1, Brks., C 303, P.A.G. 29, Buckley Field, Colorado
14. Pvt. Wiliam V. COLVIN, 37703123, Hq. Det. 149th A.A. C.S. Sq., A.P.O. 502, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
15. Lt. Duncan DUNN, T.C., Public Relations, Port of Embarkation, Seattle 4, Wash.
16. S/Sgt. Roy J. DODD, 37338025, Co. A, 4105 U.S. Army Hospital Plat., A.P.O. 649, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
17. Pfc. Raymond E. DAY, 37332876, Btry. C, 531st. A.A.A. (Aw) Bn., A.P.O. 230, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
18. Pvt. Carl DUVALL, 37709413, 4th Tng. Cp., 43rd Bn., A.P.O. 711 Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
19. Pvt. Norman G ECKERT, 37328343, 41st Station Hosp., c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
20. T/5 Glenn E. GETMAN, Co. B, 540 Eng. 1st Bn., A.P.O. 758, c/o P.M., New York, N.Y.
21. Pfc. Harold H. HALL, E Btry., 2nd Bn., 15th Marines, 6th Div., c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
22. Pfc. John T. HASTINGS, 37337070, Btry. C, 409 A.A.A. Bn., A.P.O. 513, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
23. Sgt. Robert W. IGOU, 37328544, Co. B, 22nd Tank Bn., A.P.O. 261, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
24. Pfc. William KENT
25. Fred LOEFFLER
26. Sgt. Hubert L. MARTIN, 38149073, Hdq. & S. Co. 821st Eng. Avn. Bn., A.P.O. 72, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
27. Dallas M. MCKOWN, C/Y, U.S.N.R., 2625 Juan St., San Diego 10,Calif.
28. Sgt. Arthur MCNEELY, 39832427 Co. C, 96th Sig. B.N., U.S. Army, A.P.O. 218, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
29. Sgt. Curtis C. MORELAND, 38008653, Section C, A.A.A. Field, Amarillo, Texas
30. Pfc. Edwin W. OLSEN, 17029551, U.S. Army, Branch 2 Prison Camp, Tokyo, Japan Int. No. 944, c/o Japan Red Cross, Via N.Y,
31. Henry POLLREIS, Killed in action in New Guinea
32. M/Sgt. Lloyd E. PRICE, 37329683 Hq. 12th Port, Com. Z, A.P.O. 562, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
33. Norman PRESSE, S 1/c, U.S. Coast Guard, Quarter Barge No. 15, Algiers, La.
34. T/Cpl. Edward Allen RATHBUN, 18070216, Co. C, 260 Port B.N.T.C., Vancouver, Wn.
35. S/Sgt. Woodrow ROSE, 38007972, Co. A, 3111 Sig. Serv. Bn., A.P.O. 350, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
36. Sgt. Eugene J. SCHUMACHER, 37088718, Co. C, 713th Ry. OpN. Bn., A.P.O. 772 c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
37. Cecil F. SUMMERS
38. T/Sgt. Hyle F. TRYON, U.S.M.C., Corps Trans. Co., 3rd AmpH. Corps., c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif.
39. S/Sgt. Edgar VANWINKLE, 37332879, A Baty., 541st F.A. Bn., Ft. Jackson, S.C.
40. Pfc. E.I. WALKER, Reported Killed
41. Sgt. William B. WALSH, 38006104, Co. A, 158th Inf., A.P.O. 704, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
42. T/5 Clark WRIGHT Jr., 38083726, Co. C, 822 T.D. Bn., A.P.O. 17346, c/o Postmaster, New York, N.Y.
43. Pfc. Leo YOUNG, Killed in action in France
44. Cecil C. YOUNT, Y 1/c U.S.N.R., Ships Co. Personnel Dept., N.T. & D.C., Camp Perry, Va.
45. Pvt. Richard ZIMMMERMAN, 39050628, 1258th A.A.F.B.U.,
N.A.F.D. A.T.C., Aircraft Maint. Div., A.P.O. 396, c/o
Overseas, But Not In Armed Forces
1. Percy D. GRAY, Box 751, Anchorage, Alaska.
Kit Carson Boys Discharged From Service
1. Con GROGEAN
2. Robert JOHNSON
3. LaVerne JONES
4. Emil KEYSER
5. Beryl MARMION
6. Claude NICOLARSEN
7. Peter PLAZZA
8. Phillip ROBERTS
9. Glenn ROGERS
10. Walter SCHRAMMEL
11. Rawlin THOMAS
12. Robert ZIMMERMAN
The Following Have Been Wounded
1. Jake DODD
2. Joe GREEN
3. Jack LARSEN
4. Art STEINER
Last update: Feb. 13, 2005
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