Woodbury County


S/Sgt. Harry Heeren





Staff Sergeant Harry Heeren, son of William Heeren, 1015 Jennings street, was one of a group recently commended by Army officials for bravery and discipline in action in Tunisia, according to word received by his father.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 19, 1943

Sioux Cityan, Men from This Area, Win Bronze Star

Washington—The war department Tuesday announced award of the bronze star medal to five Iowans. They are:
Maj. Russell E. Mann, infantry, Iowa City; Sgt. Charles W. Hartigan, infantry, Cherokee; Pfc. Clifford Hanson, infantry, Holstein; Pfc. George E. Hinrickson, Mapleton and Pvt. Harry W. Heeren, infantry, Sioux City.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 17, 1945