Plymouth County

Wesley F. Frels




Wesley Frels, Two Years Overseas

Chief Warrant Officer Wesley F. Frels, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest F. Frels of Merrill, has been awarded the bronze star for meritorious service.

CWO Frels entered the service in April, 1941, and he received his training at Camp Claiborne and Camp Dix. He went overseas August, 1942, and is with the First Army headquarters and is at present stationed in Belgium, and has been in Luxemburg, France, and England. He was warded the bronze star in December.

In civilian life he was employed at the Schaefer Pen Co., in Ft. Madison following his graduation from Iowa State College in 1939.

Source: LeMars Sentinel, January 26, 1945