January 18, 2002


GI's at Headcorn Field, Kent line up to send gift parcels to the
folks back home from the only post office in England under
canvas. Left to right: Mail Clerk, Pvt. John Balsavage, Sunbury,
Penna.; Cpl. William Easley, Nashville, Tenn.; PFC Raymond
Hargrave, Newport News, Vir.; and Sgt. Daniel J. McElroy,
of Providence, Rhode Island (July 31, 1944). Hargrave (the
man in the center) is wearing a 9th USAAF patch.