This Day in Norwood History-January 19, 1945-Local Marine Raymond B Rafuse Promoted To Sergeant

Sgt. Rafuse landed with assault troops on “D” day at Guam, but was wounded on the beach. He was evacuated to a Naval Hospital. Recently he returned to join his outfit.

SOMEWHERE lN THE PACIFIC (Delayed) — Marine Sgt. Raymond B Rafuse, Jr., o£ 345 Winter street, Norwood, has been promoted to his present rank from corporal.

Overseas for more than two years, the Norwood Marine is a veteran of the Bougainville campaign. He Has served nearly a year as chief of his battalion message center.

A graduate of Norwood High School, Rafuse was employed by the Winslow Brothers and Smith Company before entering the Marine Corps in January, 1942.

By SGT. CYRIL O’BRIEN Marine Combat Correspondent

Roll of Honor

Roll of Honor

OLD PARISH CEMETERY Colonial Wars Capt. William Bacon Rev. Thomas Balch William Ellis Revolutionary War William Comey Benjamin Dean Jonathan…

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