Pottawattamie County

T/Sgt. William A. Browning

Died 5 Apr 1945
 

 

LEAVES FOR TRAINING

William A. Browning left Thursday to begin his military training in an army post, the local draft board announced. Browning was given his induction examination three weeks ago.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Thursday, January 06, 1944, Page 6


KILLED in ACTION

IRWIN – Relatives here have been notified that T. Sgt. William A. Browning was killed in action April 5 while serving with the 7th army in Germany. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Browning of Crescent, formerly of Woodbine. His wife is the former Maxine Olson of Irwin, and they have a daughter, Linda Kay, 1-year-old. He had been in service 18 months and overseas the last nine months. He had previously been wounded twice.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Thursday, May 06, 1945, Page 5

NOTE: Tech Sgt. William A. Browning was interred at Lorraine-American Cemetery, Saint-Avold, Lorraine, France. ~ ABMC