The following April 8, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, columns 3-4:
Gerald Fehlman Released
Pvt. Gerald Fehlman of Shelby, only veteran of World War I from this district in the present conflict, has received an honorable discharge after several months of service. Fehlman, a member of Lowell Post 101, was released when the age limit order became effective.
The following article was found in the April 22, 1943, Lowell Tribune on page 1, column 4:
LOCAL COUPLE MARRIED AT GREENVILLE, S.C.
Announcement is made of the marriage at Greenville, S. C. on April 1st of Miss Vessie Mahler, and Cpl. Gerald Fehlman, son of Elery Fehlman. Cpl. Fehlman had been stationed at the army camp there.
The attendants for the bride and groom at the simple church wedding were Lieut. J. Simms, and wife, close friends of the groom. Having reached the age limit, Cpl. Fehlman received an honorable discharge from the army on his wedding day.
Following a short honeymoon trip through the Carolinas, the newlyweds will make their home here and Mr. Fehlman will resume his former work in the mills.
Last updated on October 28, 2004.
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