Woodbury County

Pvt. Paul J. Imboden




Pvt. Paul Imboden has returned to Fort George Meade, Md., after spending a 10 day furlough here with his wife and daughter at 3501 Sixth Avenue and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Imboden, 3505 Sixth Avenue.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, October 28, 1944


Pvt. Paul J. Imboden, 24-year-old infantryman, is missing in action in France as of December 9, his wife, Velva M. Imboden, 3501 Sixth avenue, was informed by the War Department.

The young Sioux Cityan entered the service May 21, 1944, and was first stationed at Camp Wolters, Tex., returned here for a furlough October 10, and later was assigned to Camp Meade, Md.

He went overseas arriving in France November 20.

In a letter received here, dated December 4, the soldier told members of his family that he had not seen action at the time the letter was written.

The solider had resided here for about seven years and was employed when entering the service by the Cudahy Packing company.  He was born in Eagle Grove, Ia., April 18, 1920. He attended school and grew to manhood in Eagle Grove.

Other members of the family in addition to the wife are a daughter, Constance, 6; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Imboden and a sister, Cecelia, all of Sioux City; three brothers, James of Sioux City, Pfc. Donald R., with the marine corps in the South Pacific, and David, of Vancouver, Wash.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 4, 1945 (photo included)