Wounded In Action
Mrs. Allan Clarke has received word from the War Department that her Husband, Pfc. Allan Clarke was slightly wounded in action in Germany on Nov. 21.
Wounded Union Soldier Recovering At Hospital In England
The 131st General Hospital, England – Hit in both legs by shrapnel from a German artillery barrage during the heavy fighting near Auchen, Germany, Sergeant Charles E. Foster, 28, of Union, Mississippi is now recovering at this United States Army general hospital in England. His ward surgeon, First Lieutenant Walter J. Alves of Guntersville, Alabama, said, “Sgt. Foster is making a rapid recovery and will return to duty soon.” Sgt. Foster, an infantry communications sergeant, said, “I was on a wiring mission repairing telephone connections severed during a heavy artillery barrage. I was hit when a shell landed nearby. “A medic reached me immediately and carried me to cover. ” said Sgt. Foster, “after receiving emergency treatment at several field hospitals, I was brought to England.” Sgt. Foster is the son of Mr. & Mrs. W. G. Foster of Union. He has been awarded the Purple Heart.