Woodbury County

S/Sgt. William R. Gillespie

 

 

 

NEWS FROM OUR BOYS.

SOLDIER ON FURLOUGH.

Private William R. Gillespie, 325th infantry, stationed at Camp Rucker, Alabama, is spending a furlough with his wife, 512 Cook street.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, August 17, 1942

IN UNIFORM

S. Sgt. William R. Gillespie, 512 Cook street, whose mother, Mrs. Vivian V. Waterbury, lives at Akron, Ia., has been awarded the combat infantrymen’s badge for exemplary conduct and skill in action against the enemy. He  is a member of the 81st Wildcat infantry division.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 2, 1945