Woodbury County

Earl Claussen





T. Sgt. Claussen Reported Missing in German Sector

T. Sgt. John W. Claussen, engineer on a B-17, has been reported missing in action over Germany since December 29, 1944, according to a telegram received from the War Department by his mother, Mrs. Ella Claussen, 711 14th street. He was stationed at an Eighth army air force bomber station in England.

A letter from him was received by his mother last week, stating that he planned to be home in January. A brother, Earl Claussen, gunner’s mate second class, is stationed somewhere in the South Pacific with the Navy.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 23, 1945