Pvt. Theodore R. Campbell
Five brothers from Caledonia are serving in the Armed Forces. Four are overseas and the fifth has just returned to the States after many months in the European theater of war.
S|Sgt. Hunter J. Campbell was inducted Nov. 21, 1942, and was sent to Camp Pinedale, Fresno, Calif. In Feb. 1944 he was shipped to India where he has been with a signal construction battalion. At present "Hunt" is in China.
First Sargeant Eugene Campbell has been in uniform 19 years having enlisted when quite young. He was stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, Tex. for many years where he has a family consisting of a wife and several children. Before going overseas in Jan. 1944 he trained men at Camp Shelby, Miss. With the Fifth Army in Italy in the 85th Div. during all the strenuous campaigns, he narrowly escaped death when a button was clipped from his shirt by an enemy bullet. "Gene" is now awaiting transportation to the States.
Pfc. John W. Campbell entered the Army on May 27, 1944 and took his training at Camp Walters, Tex. In November he was sent overseas and is now at Fitzsimmons General Hospital, convalescing from malaria. He participated in the early campaigns in Africa and Italy and has four battle stars to his credit and a Presidential citation. Johnnie was with the 7th Army, 103rd Div. He spent a 30-day furlough at home recently.
Pfc. Orville R. Campbell answered Uncle Sam's call April 7, 1942, and went to Ft. Francis E. Warren, Wyo. And one year later in May 1943 landed in Africa, then went to France where he was and is still stationed in the Quartermaster Corps.
Pfc. Theodore R. Campbell