Emmet County

Pfc. Franz T. Fisher

 

ESTHERVILLE SOLDIER REPORTED KILLED IN FIGHTING IN GERMANY

Estherville, Ia.—Special:  Pfc. Franz T. Fisher, 27, son of Anton Fisher, Estherville, was reported by the War Department to have died in Germany February 6.  Serving in the infantry with the famous 29th division, which has been fighting since D-day, Pfc. Fisher’s last letter was dated February 1.  His division won a citation from Maj. Gen. C. H. Gerhardt, commanding for its achievements before St. Lo.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 23, 1945