Pfc Herbert E. Ferguson, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Ferguson of Hamburg, was included in the Arkansas Department report of those killed in action in the Central Pacific Area in the last week of September, 1944. He was killed August 5, 1944, while giving first aid to wounded men on the battlefield. He was inducted on February 25, 1943. He had been recommended for the Silver Star for his heroism in the Saipan Island campaign.

Albert Firestone

Pfc. Albert C. Firestone served with the 383 Infantry, 96 Division. He was killed on April 9, 1945, and is listed as buried, with his name on the memorial at Honolulu, Hawaii. He received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster. A native of Ashley County, he enlisted on October 3, 1942, in Shreveport, LA. He was single with dependants, and his enlistment records indicate that he had been a geographer in civilian life.

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