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This Day in Norwood History-December 14, 1944-Pvt. John F. King Is Convalescing In England

Mrs. Catherine King has received word from her husband Pvt. John F. (Fran) King, formerly of 20 Highview street, Norwood that he is now convalescing at a hospital in England.

Pvt. King was wounded on September 10th in France. He spent some time in a hospital in France where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He rejoined his outfit, the 11th Infantry of the 5th Division on October 17th, but because of complications arising from his previous injury he was returned to the hospital on November 27th and was then sent to England.

Pvt. King has a daughter, Frances Marie. 15 months old, and he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter King of Catalpa road, Norwood. His brother, Joseph K. King, is in the Army, now stationed in Georgia Mrs. King and Frances Marie are residing temporarily with her mother in Roxbury, but expect to live in Norwood again when Pvt King returns from overseas.

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