Worth County

Sgt. Harley E. Dalluge

 

 

SERVES IN PACIFIC—Cpl. Reuben G. Dalluge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Dalluge of near Grafton, is a member of the signal corps, last heard from in New Guinea. He has also been in Australia, the Fiji islands, and New Caldeonia. Enlisting Dec. 20, 1942, he has never had a furlough. His brother, Sgt. Harley Dalluge, lost his life in action at Bougainville, March 24, 1944.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, April 25, 1944

BODIES OF IOWA VETS RETURNED
North Iowans Among Yanks on Transport

Remains of 4,459 Americans who lost their lives during World War II are being returned to San Francisco from Manila aboard the United States Army Transport Lt. George W. G. Boyce, the department of the army announced Monday.

Armed forces dead originally interred in temporary military cemeteries in New Guinea and the Philippine Islands are among those being brought to this country.

A total of 110 remains are being returned upon instructions of next of kin residing in Iowa.

North Iowans in the list include the following:
SM2C Harley E. Dalluge, Grafton.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, June 1, 1948