Woodbury County

S/Sgt. Shaffe Courey


BROTHER AND SISTER REUNITEDS. Sgt. Shaffe Courey of the Army and Cpl. Mary Louise Courey of the Marine Corps met recently for the first time in almost three years at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Courey, 1009 Eighth street.  Sgt. Courey was overseas two years with the 36th infantry division.  He took part in seven major engagements in Africa, Italy, France, Belgium and Germany.  Cpl. Courey was an aviation mechanic at a Marine Corps airbase in Mojave, Cal. Both have been discharged.  Another brother, George, died in a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, October 21, 1945 (photograph included)