Woodbury County

S/Sgt. Raymond Bouvia



KILLED ON LUZON           

Sloan, Ia.—Special:  Word has been received by Mrs. Everett Finley that her brother, S. Sgt. Raymond Bouvia, a native of the Sloan territory, was killed in action on January 27, on Luzon.

S. Sgt. Bouvia enlisted on June 2, 1941, and received his training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; Camp Robinson, Ark.,; and San Luis Obispo, Cal.

He had been overseas the last 16 months, being in the Hawaiian islands and New Guinea before being sent to Luzon.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 28, 1945 (photo included)