Paul B. Plumb

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Sept. 12, 1943

Dear Bryant friends:

After many months here I am again with a little news about a few of our Bryant servicemen. Since I’ve been on the move most of the time during the past 4 months I’ve lost contact with many of our boys, but seem to run into a few of them in my travels.

Pfc. Erle D. Forrest who was president of Phi Sigma Nu 1939-40 is located at Det. 921st Q. M. Co. Boat (Avn.), 12 Atlantic Ave., Bar Harbor, Me. Erle has been in the Army about 8 months, has been stationed at Atlantic City, N.J., and Baton Rouge, La. before going to Maine. Recently his engagement to Euphemia Mac Millan of Knollwood Avenue, Cranston, was announced. I understand the [sic] will be married Wednesday, Sept. 15th. Erle is a Boat Clerk.

S/Sgt. Albert F. Wiesner, ’40 is still on the same old job as Chief Payroll Clerk at the hospital at Patterson Field.

Theron (‘Ted’) Johnson, ’39 is a lieutenant in the 9th regiment here at Camp lee. Pvt. Leonard Upham, ’40 or ’41, is now finishing basic and technical training after a few months of service in Co. F, 6th QMTR, Camp Lee. He is married and has one child. He spent 2 years as a civilian worker in Newfoundland. Cpl. “Marty” Brennan, ’41, is a clerk in the Personnel Office, 6th QMTR, also at Camp Lee.

Since my commissioning last May 14th I’ve been at schools at Ft. Benning, Ga., Chicago, Ill., and several Camp lee Schools. I am just starting a one month course in preactivation training prior to activation a unit in Illinois and taking them over the pond.

Yours truly,
Paul B. Plumb

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