Sioux County

Pfc. Burton Eisma

T/Sgt. Pete Eisma




Brothers Meet In France

T/Sgt. Pete Eisma, who is serving in France was happily surprised to come back to his barrack and find his brother, Pfc. Burton Eisma in his bed.  It had been 31 months since either had seen each other. They boys have two brothers also in the service.  Allan Eisma left Wednesday for Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and Pvt. Ernest Eisma, who is stationed at Camp Joseph Robinson, Ark.  The four brothers are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Sip Eisma, of Ireton.

Source: The Sioux Center News, Thursday, April 12, 1945


T/Sgt. Pete Eisma is awaiting transportation home from France where he has been in service three years. He was in Iran to last February when he was sent to France and to Germany returning to France where he met his brother, Pfc. Burton Eisma, who has been in service two years and ten months, with two years overseas in Italy, Africa, and France. The boys are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Sip Eisma.

Source: Sioux Center News, November 15, 1945