Plymouth County

Sgt. Stuart Harshfield



NEWS of the BOYS in the SERVICE.

Two Westfield boys, Milton Conway and Stuart Harshfield, are now serving with the armed forces in northern Africa.  Both boys went from the United States to northern Ireland and recently spent a short time in England before going to Africa.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, Feb. 2, 1943


Word was received of the promotion of Dorothy Harshfield of the army nurses corps to first lieutenant at Camp Breckenridge, Ky. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Harshfield of Westfield, formerly of Sioux City. The Harshfields also have four sons in the service: Sgt. Keith Harshfield of Camp Pickett, Va.; Sgt. Stuart Harshfield, who is in Africa; Lynn Harshfield, seamon second class at Ames; and Wayne Harshfield, who recently enlisted in the merchant marine and is in training at Sheepshead Bay, N.Y. Another son, Stanley Harshfield, will report Aug. 12 for induction at Des Moines.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, August 9, 1943