Ray Pendergast Is Promoted To First Lieutenant

AN EIGHTH AIR FORCE BOMBER STATION. England- Promotion of Raymond G. Pendergast, 22, of Norwood, Mass., from flight officer to First Lieutenant, has been announced at the 388th Bomber Group, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Chester C. Cox of Superior. Wisc.

Lieut. Pendergast is co-pilot of an Eighth Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress that has been taking part in the bombing attacks on Nazi war industries and military targets in support of Allied ground forces.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Pendergast of 74 Railroad avenue. Before entering the AAF in September, 1942, he was employed by Winslow Bros. & Smith.

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