The following January 25, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 6:
OVERSEAS VETERAN VISITS AUNT AND HUSBAND HERE
Mrs. Anna Bixenman and son, S/Sgt. Leslie R. Bixenman of Crown Point, were here Monday visiting their sister-in-law and aunt, Mrs. Fred J. Sanger, and husband. S/Sgt. Bixenman, a member of the air borne glider division, has been in England, France, Italy and Holland the past twenty months. He has seen much service with the Valiant Division of the glider troops, and wears the Purple Heart for wounds received in action.
He will remain at home until Feb. 7th, when he again reports for duty.