Pottawattamie County

Sgt. James P. Carey



Sgt. James P. Carey, of the Carey Funeral Home, has been awarded the purple heart for wounds received in action in German, according to word received by his brother, Dr. M. J. Carey, 2212 Sixth avenue. With the medical corps since his induction in December 1942, he has served in battalion aid stations in England, France, Belgium and Germany. Sgt. Carey went overseas in June, 1943.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, May 01, 1945, Page 3 (photo included)