Cerro Gordo County

T/3 Richard D. Schmidt




Receives Order in Japan to Return to States for Discharge

With the 8th Army in Japan
—T/3 Richard D. Schmidt, son of Mrs. Ida Schmidt, 930 8th S. E., Mason City, has received his order to return to the United States for discharge.

A clerk in the ordnance section of XI corps headquarters near Yokohama, Sgt. Schmidt was among the first of the sea-borne troops to land in Japan.

He was an employee of the C. M. & St. P. railroad before his army induction in December, 1944. His wife resides at 418 Jackson, N. W.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, March 8, 1946