Emmet County

Lt. Richard Andrews



Lt. R. Andrews, Gruver, Ia., Flier, Killed in France

Gruver, Ia.—Special:  Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Andrews, Gruver, have been informed by the War Department that their son, Lt. Richard Andrews, 25, who entered the air corps in June, 1942, was killed over France on May 11, 1944.  He previously had been reported missing in action and was believed to have been a German prisoner.

Four other sons of Mr. and Mrs. Andrews are in the services.  Lt. Andrews was a grandson of Charles E. Fuller, pioneer Emmet county resident, who lives in Gruver.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 7, 1945