Henry County

Sgt. Wilbur Cooper

 

 

COOPER WRITES FROM PRISON CAMP
Received 67 Letters At One Time

Three letters from Sgt. Wilbur Cooper, prisoner of war in Germany the last several months, were received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cooper.

He stated he had received 67 letters at one time and also had received four packages. He greatly enjoyed the letters and pictures he said.

His further comment also disclosed that he and Sgt. Leo Jeambey of Mt. Pleasant are together. In commenting about the letters and pictures, he said that he had showed them to Leo Jeambey.

Source: Mt. Pleasant News, February 6, 1945

PRISONERS OF WAR FROM HENRY COUNTY ARE LISTED

Henry county relatives of men who were prisoners of war in Germany anxiously await word from them. All likely have been freed, information from Germany indicates, but the mail facilities out of the country have broken down temporarily.

A list of the prisoners from the county has been compiled by the News. It may not include all. Corrections and additions should be mailed or telephoned to the News office.

The List: 

Prisoners in European Theater:

Wilbur Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cooper, prisoner of war in Germany, reported March 25, 1942.

Source: Mt. Pleasant News, May 11, 1945