|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 7/15/1943.
Alonzo Booher First Killed in Action From This County
Word was received this week that Mr. and Mrs. Bob Booher of Big Run,
near Frozen, have been notified by the War Department that their son, Alonzo
Booher, had been killed in action, while serving somewhere in North Africa.
This is the first report, it is believed, of any Calhoun County boy being
killed in action in World War II.
Alonzo worked for a time on the NYA above Grantsville before going into
No other particulars have been learned about the youth's death.