Adams County

Sgt. Paul Leo Devers



Paul L. Devers Writes From German Camp

After many anxious months, Mrs. Daphine Geer, of Clarinda, has finally received word from her son, Paul Leo Devers, who has been a prisoner of war in Germany since the African invasion. He had been reported as missing in action since November 26, 1944. This was the first word received from him in over six months. He stated he was OK and feeling fine.

Source: Adams County Free Press, Corning, Iowa, Thursday, January 25, 1945, Page 1

Paul Leo Devers was born Mar. 30, 1923 to Dave W. and Daphine Grissom Devers. He died Dec. 2, 1991 and is buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS.

Platoon Sgt. Devers served with the U.S. Army in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.