Plymouth County

Pvt. Francis "Shorty" Hazel



FRANCIS HAZEL—son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hazel, left in _____ and is still on duty at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.  Drafted out of the Globe-Post printing plant, he was assigned to duty for awhile by the government printing plant, where he will remain until his ________ filled by limited-service workers.  He is still at Fort Sill, in charge of a dozen negro trainees, whose work he supervises. His picture was taken at the Globe-Post office during “Shorty’s” recent furlough.

Source:  LeMars Globe-Post, March 18, 1943 (photo included)

Pvt. Francis “Shorty” Hazel arrived home from Fort Sill, Okla., to spend a furlough in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hazel. Pvt. Hazel is in the overhead department of the army, consisting of keep up of the area. He is engaged in painting and carpenter work.

Source:  LeMars Globe-Post, July 8, 1943