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This Day in Norwood History-January 21, 1944-Corporal Joseph K. King Gets Good Conduct Medal

Corporal Joseph K. King Gets Good Conduct Medal

Corp. Joseph K. King of 10 Catalpa road, Norwood, of the Antiaircraft Artillery School, Camp Davis, N. C. has just been awarded the Good Conduct Medal by Brigadier General Bryan L. Milburn, commandant of the School, for having completed three years of active Federal military service or completed one year of continuous active Federal military service while the United States is at war and having demonstrated exemplary behavior, efficiency, and fidelity.

The Good Conduct Ribbon, red in color and three white stripes on each side, will be. issued in lieu of the Medal. This award is one that is cherished by all enlisted men in the Army as it is his mark of achieving that much perfection that is asked of him by his government during wartime.

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Norwood Salvage Co Buys Everything, Including Junk

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Norwood Salvage Co Buys Everything, Including Junk

“We buy anything, including junk,” is the slogan of the Norwood Salvage Co, 1199 Washington street, South Norwood. Owner Ben Oppenheim is in the market right now for all kinds…

This Day In Norwood History-February 1, 1927-NORWOOD TO HAVE ITS FIRST TITLE SWIM TOMORROW NIGHT

This Day In Norwood History-February 1, 1927-NORWOOD TO HAVE ITS FIRST TITLE SWIM TOMORROW NIGHT

The first championship swimming event ever held in the pool of the Norwood Civic Association will take place tomorrow evening when competition is held for the women’s New England A.…

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Last Tribute Paid To Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Last Tribute Paid To Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland

One of Norwood’s most distinguished citizens, Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland, P.H.B., Ph.D., passed away at 2:10 o’clock Saturday morning at the Norwood Hospital. He was in his 81st year. Friends…

This Day in Norwood History-January 31, 1957-George F. Willett’s Proposal For Forbes Mansion Property

This Day in Norwood History-January 31, 1957-George F. Willett’s Proposal For Forbes Mansion Property

George F. Willett Asks Chance To Be Heard Claiming that the interests of the community would best be served by establishing an engineering school at the Forbes Mansion as part…

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