Woodbury County

Lt. Fred J. Frederickson




Fun on Furlough
Sioux Cityans Enjoy Army Vacations

Furloughs are the fashion for a number of Sioux Cityans serving Uncle Sam in military manner.

Corp. R.H. Schoeberl of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., is spending 10 days with his mother, Mrs. Emma Schoeberl, 1001 Nebraska.

Corp. Fred J. Frederickson of the air corps at Scottfield, Ill., is spending several days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Frederickson, 909 Ninth.

Bernard Dandurand, 716 Court and Harold Peterson, 4112 Bluff, privates at Camp Claiborne, La., spent a few days at St. Augustine, Florida.

Sgt. Ralph M. Ebbensgaard, stationed at Fort Ord., Cal., is spending a 30-day furlough at the home of his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ebbensgaard, 2910 Peters.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, October 29, 1941

Sergeant Fred J. Frederickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Fredrickson, 909 Ninth street, has been accepted for officer candidate training in a Maryland camp, to which he will be transferred this month from Boca Raton field, Florida.  He was the only candidate accepted from the Fourth Corps area for this school at the present time, his mother said.  His Army record has been a progressive one since his enlistment in 1940.  Sergeant Fred J. Fredrickson recently spent a 10-day furlough at home.  He has been doing clerical work at Boca Raton field.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, August 7, 1942

First Lt. Fred J. Frederickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Frederickson, 909 Ninth street, has been overseas for one year and in France since September 6.  He has never seen his daughter Carol Ann, who was born August 30, 1944. Mrs. Frederickson, the former Dorothy Zink, lived at 315 Ninth street.  Lt. Frederickson is with an air service squadron.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 14, 1945