Pottawattamie County

Lindsey E. Etheridge



Former Local Boy Reported Missing

Seaman 1/c Lindsey E. Etheridge, 18, of Council Bluffs, is reported missing in action in the south Pacific, according to word received here by friends Thursday.

He is the son of Mrs. William Scofield, formerly of Council Bluffs, now residing at Long Beach, Calif., who received word of him being missing.

He attended Thomas Jefferson high school, and in May, 1943, enlisted in the navy. He had been in the south Pacific for more than a year and was a gunner.

Seaman Etheridge formerly lived at 1910 Sixth avenue.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Friday, January 12, 1945, Page 6