Woodbury County

Pvt. Vernon C. Anderson




In recognition of the brave service of Pvt. Vernon C. Anderson, 20, who was killed in action near St. Lo, France, July 31, 1943, the War Department last week awarded the purple heart to his sister, Mrs. E. Hanson, 510 W. 23d street. Before entering the service, he made his home with his sister. He was inducted March 17, 1943, and went overseas in June, 1944.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 20, 1945