Pottawattamie County

S/Sgt. Richard B. Booton






S. Sgt. Richard B. Booton, graduate of Thomas Jefferson high school, has been reported missing in action in France as of Aug. 29, according to word received here by his grandmother, Mrs. C. C. Booton, 27 South Twenty-fourth street. He is the son of Carl Booton of Washington.

Sgt. Booton has been overseas 18 months. Sgt. Booton, who in 1938 was national snare drum champion, attended the U. S. Military academy at West Point.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, October 03, 1944, Page 6 (photo included)