Woodbury County


Carl Edwin Carlson






Two Sioux Cityans who enlisted in the U. S. naval forces arrived at the Great Lakes Naval Training station this week for preliminary training.  They are Carl Edwin Carlson, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Carlson, 1409 Dale, and William Joseph Coughlin, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Coughlin, 3805 Myrtle.  They are in general service and patternmaker, respectively.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, December 6, 1941

Men and Women In Service

Seaman First Class Carl E. Carlson is in Sioux City on his first leave since entering the navy more than two years ago. He is wearing four stars for four major battles in which he has participated, including Tarawa, Enwetok, Kwajalein and the Marshalls. He is visiting his sister, Mrs. John Mozak, 1409 Dale Street and will visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Carlson, now in Kansas City. Seaman Carlson attended Central High School.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 6, 1944