Plymouth County


Lt. Bevan G. Holmberg




Our Neighbors in the Service.

Merrill, Iowa- Word has been received that Bevan G. Holmberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Holmberg has arrived at Cochran army field, Macon, Georgia. From there he later will be sent to an advanced school in the southeastern training center for courses in pursuit and bombardment.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 14, 1943

Aviation Cadet Bevan G. Holmberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Holmberg of Merrill, who is at the army air forces advanced flying school at Moody Field, Georgia, was recently commissioned a second lieutenant with the rating of army pilot.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, July 19, 1943

News of the Merrill Service Men
From Merrill Service Men’s News:

Bevan Holmberg, 2nd Lt., AAC, S. A. B., Smyrna, Tenn., made a surprise visit home recently. He piloted a B-24 to Sioux City on a cross country flight and visited his parents, the Ed Holmbergs, for a few hours.

Source: The LeMars Sentinel, Friday, April 14, 1944

Our Neighbors in Service

Merrill, Iowa—Lt. Bevan G. Holmberg, who has completed B-2 training at the Grand Island, Nebr. army airfield, has left for overseas service. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Holmberg. His wife and two children will live in St. Paul during his absence.

Source: Sioux City Journal, July 26, 1945