Woodbury County

Sgt. Donald Ebbensgaard



Former Student at East High Killed, Sister-in-law Told

S. Sgt. Ralph M. Ebbensgaard was killed in action on Leyte Island December 5, 1944, according to word received from the War Department by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Donald Ebbensgaard, 2910 Peters avenue.  He also had taken part in the battles of Attu and the Marshall islands.

A former student of East high school, Sgt. Ebbensgaard enlisted in the Army June 22, 1936. His brother, Sgt. Donald Ebbensgaard, is stationed at Boca Raton, Fla.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 16, 1945