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William Broughton of South Portland, who at the beginning of the recent war, enlisted in the hospital corps and was stationed at Fort Preble, has been transferred to Fort Constitution, at Portsmouth, N. H. He will leave for his new post of duty today. Mr. Broughton, who but recently was given his sergeant stripes, is now promoted to the rank of full steward with the salary of $45 a month.-- Portland Argus, 28th inst.
The Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 30 Jan 1899