Hamilton County

Sgt. Bob E. Loring




Friends of Bob Loring, who is in the hospital at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., recovering from pneumonia, will be glad to know his condition is much improved.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal,  February 12, 1941

Bob Loring, son of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Loring, who live north of this city, who has been home on a short furlough, left today for the army camp at Tampa, Fla., where he is assigned to a photographic laboratory. He had not been home for 15 months.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, March 28, 1942

Pfc. Bob Loring, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Loring, is home on furlough from Colorado Springs, Colo., where he is seeing service in the army’s photographic section.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, October 1, 1942

Bob Loring, who has been home on a furlough visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Miles Loring, has returned to Colorado Springs, Colo., where he is stationed.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Monday, October 12, 1942


Sgt. Bob E. Loring, son of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Loring of near this city, is stationed somewhere in the South Pacific with a photo reconnaissance unit. In the service for more than a year, Sergeant Loring is a laboratory technician with the photography unit. 

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Wednesday, April 28, 1943 (photo included)


3 sons of Nelson Miles and Mabel Huddleston Loring served in the Army Air Corps in World War II.

Miles H. Loring was an aerial engineer and gunner.
Robert E. Loring was a lab technician in a photo reconnaissance squadron, 13th army air force in the South Pacific.
Jack H. Loring was a fighter pilot.

Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA