Woodbury County

Pvt. Robert P. Chappelle




Three Sioux City soldiers have won the right to wear the boots and wings of the army paratroops by completing four weeks of jump training at Fort Benning, Ga.  They are Pvt. Dubel H. Winters, whose wife lives at 406 Omaha street; Pvt. Robert P. Chappelle, whose wife lives at 1705 W. Highland avenue; and Pvt. Roland W. Goetsch, whose wife lives at 1503 W. 17th street.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 27, 1945


Pvt. Robert Chappelle is spending a 15-day furlough with his wife, Esther, and daughter, Sharon, at their home, 1705 W. Highland avenue. Pvt. Chappelle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Chappelle, 118 S. John street, took his basic training in the infantry at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Little Rock, Ark.  He received his paratrooper wings after completing four weeks training at Fort Benning, Ga.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 30, 1945