Black Hawk County

Pfc. Eddie Hart




Private Eddie Hart Missing in Germany

Added to the list of Waterloo boys missing in action Saturday was Pfc. Eddie Hart, 24, whose wife resides at 334 Dearborn avenue. A telegram received Saturday informed Mrs. Hart that her husband, who had been serving with the infantry, was missing in Germany since Dec. 4. No details were given in the message.

Private Hart, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Hart, Jesup, Ia., entered service in June, 1942, trained at Camp Swift and Fort Sam Houston, Tex., and Indiantown Gap, Pa., before going to France in August, 1944.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Sunday, January 07, 1945, Section Two, Page 11 (photo included)

NOTE: Pfc. Eddie Hart was declared deceased December 5, 1945.