Winneshiek County

James B. "Bennie" Headington



News About Men in Service From Over Northeast Iowa

DECORAH—Memorial services were to be held here Sunday morning at the Decorah Lutheran Church for James B. “Bennie” Headington, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Headington of Freeport, who lost his life when the U.S.S. Juneau was sunk in battle Nov. 13-14, 1942. He enlisted in the Navy in January, 1942.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Sunday, Nov. 7, 1943

Iowa Honor Roll

Like the men pictured here on previous Sundays, these Iowans have given their lives for their country.  Each one was either killed in action or died in prison camp. The fourth line under each picture gives the area in which the man last served. The list will be continued in future weeks.

Source: The Des Moines Sunday Register, March 12, 1944 (photos included)