Ernie Lorenza Baber
Name: Ernie Lorenza Baber
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Forces
Unit: Hq Det 1385th SCU
Dates of Service: 12/5/1939-8/25/1945
11/16/1945-until his 1960 retirement
Theater of Service: Asiatic-Pacific
Returns After 59 Months in Central Pacific
Scottsville News, 28 December 1944 (p.1):
Mayor Percy Harris received word Saturday from the Virginia Headquarters
of the Third Service Command in Richmond that Technician 4th Grade
Ernie L. Baber of Scottsville has returned to the United States after having
served for 59 months in the Central Pacific Theater of operations and has arrived
at Ft. Meade, Md., on the way to visit his mother, Mrs. Bessie J. Baber.
This young man has made an enviable record for himself, and it is with great pleasure that the people of this community welcome him home.