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This Day in Norwood History-November 21, 1944-Pfc. Russell Webber is Wounded In Palau Baffle


In Hospital At New Caledonia

Pfc. , wounded in

Mr. Edgar and Mrs. Margaret Webber of 905 street, , have had word that their son, , a fleet Marine, was wounded in the Palau invasion and is now in hospital in New Caledonia. A from their son tells them he is coming along O.K.

Russell is one of five Webber boys in the services. , who was wounded in the Italian theater some time ago, was home on a furlough last week. He returned to the States in August and is now stationed in Tennessee. An aerial engineer and gunner with a B-24 heavy bomber group, he completed fifty missions in the African and Italian theaters, and wears the with several Oak Leaf Clusters and is also entitled to wear the Distinguished Unit Citation ribbon.

, with the amphibious engineers, is in New Guinea. He entered the service with the first group from Norwood in .

Sgt. is with the infantry and is believed in Germany now. He is presumed with the Patton forces.

Pvt. is at present stationed in this country at the Naval Ammunition Depot, Crane Island, Indiana.

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