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Class 8-44 Metalsmiths
16 June 1944
USNTC San Diego, Calif.

(man on right belongs in front row, far right side)

On the back of the frame, the following handwritten information is listed:

J. G. Evers
Kirkwood, Mo

H. Bierman
L. A. Calif.

J. Briedlove

J.E. Fitzpatrick
St. Louis, Mo
Too hash marks too many

Earl Haight
Mason City, Iowa

Phil Aichin?
W. Los Angels, Calif.

A. H. Burrows
St. Louis, Mo

Harold Gotz
Los Angels, Calif.

Jacob Emmel
Chicago, Ill.

James F. Cavanaugh
Wichita, Kans.

Emery Cochran
South Gate, Calif.

Ed. H. Achgizer?
Denver, Colo.

Donald Cortelyou?
San Pedro, Calif.

Roy L. Flores, Jr.
Mansfield, Louisiana

Donald G. Bower
Aberdeen So. Dak.

Al Marler
Wood River, Ill.

Robert Cruzan
Inglewood, Calif.

Roger Hall
S. A., Calif.

Wm. J. Bower
Rock Falls, Illinois
(Honor man - naturally)

Clovis Cline
Dawney, Calif.

David Arthur
Topeka, Kans.

? "Red for short"

Don W. Clegg ?
Los Angeles, Calif.

Lewis Gross
Los Angeles, Calif.

N. W. Armel
Covina, Calif.

W. C. Blackburn
P. A., Texas

Charles E. Hart
Flat River, Mo

Albert E. Blackman
Manifest, La.

Robert Hilton
Davenport, Iowa

Robert C. Hilton

Harold L. Grove
Lead, S. Dak.

Wm. Fletcher M 3/c
San Jose, Calif.

Harry Browning

R. A. Franco
El Paso, Texas

T. Hernandez
Lafayette, Louisiana

Walter J. Hyde
Oxnard, Calif.

E. R. Camp (CPO - M 3/c)
Seymour, Texas

Wayne A. McCaslin
Milwaukie, Oregon

Charles L. Eckst---? (Red)
"The Mail Man"
Mission, Kansas


For research information regarding WWII records, see NARA's Records Page

For a fantastic history of the Recruit Training Command, San Diego, visit the San Diego Navy Historical Association


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