Plymouth County

Cpl. George Hoffmann

 

 

 

WAR SERVICE NEWS.

Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Hoffmann of Merrill have received word from their son, Pfc. George Hoffmann, that he is now in Australia. He wrote, “It’s suppose to be winter down here,” but the letter indicated that it wasn’t very cold.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, August 12, 1943


NEWS of the MERRILL SERVICE MEN
From Merrill Service Men's News

George Hoffmann, Cpl. has been on New Guinea 8 months repairing caterpillar tractors and trucks. George’s speciality is Diesel motors. He dislikes the heat and the lack of sufficient good food. It sometimes gets so cool at night that they use two blankets. It rains nearly every night. He has never had malaria.

Source: The LeMars Sentinel, Friday, April 14, 1944