from The Lowell Tribune, Dec. 28, 1950, page 1, column 2:
. . . Bert Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan and John Black, son of Louie Black, will be among the 18 draftees from the Crown Point board when the group leave for induction at Indianapolis on January 3rd. . . .
This February 8, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 2:
In Airborne Division
Mrs. Henry Duncan was the recipient of a letter last week from C.E. Ryan, Brigadier General, U.S. Army, informing her that her son, Bert, is training with the famed 101st Airborne Division. His current address is Co. L., 506th Inf., 101st Abn. Div., Camp Breckinridge, Ky.
Bert's relatives and friends are invited to visit him anytime.
This April 26, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 3, column 4:
BERT DUNCAN HOME ON LEAVE
Pvt. Bert Duncan will arrive home today (Thursday) is the welcomed news received Tuesday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan.
Having completed his basic training at Camp Breckinridge, Ky., Bert will enjoy 10 days at home before reporting May 4th at Ft. Lawton, Washington. Bert is with the 101st Airborne Division of the infantry.
The following December 20, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Through letters from their sons, Bert and Bobbie, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan learned of their promotions, Bert to the rank of private first class and Bobbie to that of corporal.
Bert, stationed in Japan since last May, recently became a licensed movie projector operator and is currently attending code school. Bert tells of talking, via telephone, to Johnny Black, also stationed in Japan.
Bobbie, who is at Williams Air Force base, Chandler, Ariz., will arrive home this weekend to enjoy Christmas and New Years with relatives and friends.