The News, December 5, 1942
STAFF SGT. GARFIELD AMBROSE, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. G.
Ambrose, Jefferson, has been transferred from Camp Pickett, Va.,
where he had been stationed since June, to Officers Candidate School
at Grinnell, Iowa. He recently spent a tenday furlough at the home
of his parents.
The News, January 19, 1945
Captain Garfield Ambrose, son of Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy G. Ambrose,
of near Broad Run, was killed last night in an automobile accident
in St. Louis, the Associated Press reported today.
The dispatch said the accident occurred when a broken steering
mechanism caused Capt. Ambrose to lose control of his automobile and
the machine struck a viaduct pier. The Army officer was hurled out
of the car and thrown 20 feet by the impact, sustaining fatal
Word of Capt. Ambrose's death was received this morning by his
parents, who reside a mile from Broad Run, it was learned. The
countian was attached to the Army recruiting office at St. Louis.
Capt. Ambrose had been in the Army for more than two and a half
years, being employed in Washington prior to that time. He was
stationed at Camp Pickett, Va., and later attended Officers
Candidate School at Grinnell, Ia. It could not be learned how long
he had been stationed in St. Louis.
Capt. Ambrose was born and reared in Brunswick, where his family
lived for some time before moving to a farm near Broad Run. His
father is a passenger conductor on the Baltimore and Ohio. There is
also a brother, Jesse. No funeral arrangements had been announced