January 10, 1945 — Hawthorne, NJ
Newspaper article about holiday leave and service in Pacific Rim in WW II (note: last name misspelled; should be "Eismann"; memorial photo taken from this article):
JANUARY 10, 1945
Petty Officer Charles Eisman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eisman of 103 Third Avenue has returned to Davisville, R.I. following a 30-day leave over the holidays.
On active duty in the Pacific for the past two years, he has been stationed at a number of the Pacific islands, seeing action on several occasions. He was awarded two bronze stars for major battles in which he took part.
Petty Officer Eisman, who has received his second class rating, entered the Navy on September 28, 1942. He took his boot training at Davisville, R.I., and was then transferred to Virginia before going overseas. He expects to leave for California to join his outfit on returning to Davisville.
A graduate of Hawthorne schools, Eisman is an active member of Hawthorne Fire Company No. 1 and is also a member of the William B. Mawhinney Post No. 1593, Veterans of Foreign Wars.