The following Sept. 14, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 5 column 4:
George Schilling has purchased the Junior Alyea property on Union avenue. Mr. Alyea has been accepted for army service and his family has moved to the Inderski flat on Nichols street.
Another article in the same column added the following:
A family dinner was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Alyea in honor of their son, Junior, who left last week for army service. Attending were the honor-guest and his wife and children; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Olson and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Olson, of Chicago, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Alyea.
A September 21, 1944, Lowell Tribune article (page 1, column 2) listed 37 men under the age of 26 who were inducted by Local Board No. 1, Crown Point. Among them was Junior D. Alyea of Lowell. He was the only father among the 27 inductees, and he was listed as an army volunteer.
The following November 9, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 6 column 6:
Mrs. Junior Alyea has been visiting her husband, who is stationed at Camp Rock, Ark.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the January 18, 1945, issue (page 5, column 5):
A family dinner party was held at the Harry Alyea home last Sunday in honor of their son, Junior, who was home on furlough, and his family. All immediate members of the family were present. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Olson and daughter Lynn, of Chicago. Pvt. Alyea left Tuesday for Ft. Meade, Maryland.
This March 15, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Pvt. Junior Alyea writes members of the family that he has arrived in Holland, where he is stationed with his infantry outfit for the present.
This July 26, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Pfc. Junior Alyea writes home to say he had a surprise visitor, his brother, Pfc. Arnold Alyea. The two spent the night together talking over nearly two years of local happenings. Pfc. Arnold arrived home Tuesday evening and is very happy to be back in the good old town of Lowell.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the March 21, 1946, issue (page 2, column 3):
T/Sgt. Garland Fish and Pfc. Junior Alyea arrived home last week with their discharge papers from Uncle Sam's Army. Junior has been overseas 14 months with the 75th infantry and Garland, who has been stationed in Massachusetts for some time, received his discharge at Fort Devens, Mass.