LYON COUNTY GENEALOGY
Edward Bouwman was born April 5, 1916 near Larchwood. He was reared in the vicinity of Lester. He was united in marriage to Pearl Palsrok on August 22, 1941.
Entered the Army March 22, 1942; he received training in the United States at the following camps; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Pine Camp, New York; Nashville, Tenn.; Desert in California; Camp Bowie, Texas and Camp Edwards, Mass.
He left for overseas duty December 28, 1943 and arrived in England January 10, 1944. Continuing to France July 18, 1944, he went through Belgium, Luxemborg and Germany. He was in action 7 months.
Wife and son Mrs. Pearl Palsrock Bouwman and Edward Earl.
Parents Mr. and Mrs. John Bouwman
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