Woodbury County

S/Sgt. Larry W. Curtis

 

 

 

IN UNIFORM

S. Sgt. Larry W. Curtis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Curtis, 119 Cecelia street, recently received promotion to his present rank according to announcement at an Eighth air force bomber station in England.  He is serving as a radio operator and gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress, with the 388th bomber group, and is taking part in the bombing attacks in the air offensive against Nazi war industries and military targets.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 15, 1945


IN UNIFORM

S. Sgt. Larry W. Curtis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Curtis, 119 Cecelia street, has been awarded the second oak leaf cluster to his air medal for “meritorious achievement” during bombing attacks against Nazi war industries and military targets in cooperation with allied ground forces.  A radio operator on an Eighth airforce B-17 Flying Fortress in the 388th bombardment group, Sgt. Curtis is based in England.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 23, 1945

IN UNIFORM

S. Sgt. Larry W. Curtis, 119 Cecelia Street, has been honorably discharged at the Laredo army air field, Laredo, Texas, after 26 months service with the army air forces. He served 10 months with the Eighth air force in England, flying 30 missions as a gunner. Since his return from overseas, he has been attending central instructor’s school at Laredo. He wears the air medal with four oak leaf clusters and the E.T.O. ribbon with four battle stars. Sgt. Curtis is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Curtis of the Cecelia Street address.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, October 26, 1945