This January 20, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Pfc. Delbert Hayden, son of the Lee Haydens, Lowell, is now recovering from his wounds according to word received by his parents from the War Department this week.
Pfc. Hayden was wounded in action on Dec. 2nd, "somewhere in Italy," but the nature of his injuries have never been disclosed.
The following June 29, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Expected Home on Furlough
Word has been received by the Lee Haydens that their son, Pfc. Delbert Hayden, who has been overseas the past two years, is now in this country and will soon be home on furlough. Delbert was wounded in action in the African campaign, December 3rd, and has been in a hospital in Africa from that time until he started his homeward journey.
This July 13, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Home Recuperating from Wounds
Pfc. Delbert Hayden, son of the Lee Haydens, arrived home last Sunday for 15 days. Delbert, who was wounded in the Italian campaign several months ago, is now a patient in the government hospital at Galesburg, Ill. He is slowly recovering from his wounds.
The following November 9, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 5 column 3:
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hayden have returned from a visit with their son, Delbert, who is a patient at the government hospital near Danville, Ky. They found him much improved from wounds he received while in service overseas.
This article is from The Lowell Tribune, Nov. 9, 1950 (page 4, column 2):
Delbert Hayden, Jr., patient at Veterans' hospital, Marion, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hayden and other Lowell relatives and friends.