Linn County

Pfc. David G. Chapel




News of . . . . .

Marine Pfc. David G. Chapel has graduate from the training command field signal battalion school at Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif.

Graduates of this course are assigned to field units in combat zones and are versed in the use of the Browning automatic rifle, the Reising submachine gun and the .30 caliber carbine used for jungle fighting.

Chapel has spent two years in overseas combat theaters. A graduate of McKinley high school, Pvt. Chapel was employed by the Lefebure corporation prior to entering the service in 1942. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Chapel, 711 B avenue NE.

Source: Cedar Rapids Tribune, June 21, 1945