Woodbury County

Pfc. Leonard L. Branch
 

 

ENTITLED TO WEAR TWO UNIT CITATIONS

Pfc. Leonard L. Branch, who returned to the United States last fall after nine months service with the 15th airforce in Italy, is in Sioux City on a 19-day furlough visiting his mother, Mrs. Mae Branch, 1922 Ingleside avenue.

A member of the ground crew, Pvt. Branch, is entitled to wear the presidential unit citation, and the Mediterranean theater ribbon with one battle star.  He is now stationed in a B-29 group at Clovis Army airfield, Clovis, N.M.  He has been in service two years.

Pfc. Branch, who attended Central high school, was employed by Gaynor-Bagstad company before entering service.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, date of publication unknown