Woodbury County

Brien C. Kirkpatrick



Brien Collins Kirkpatrick, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Kirkpatrick, 3808 Garretson avenue, will be graduated from recruit training this week as honor man of his company at the naval training station, Farragut, Idaho. He is a graduate of East high school where he participated in track and was manager of the football team.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 16, 1943 (photo included)


Brien C. Kirkpatrick, gunner’s mate first class, U.S.N. 3214 Fourth Avenue, has arrived at the naval armed guard center. Treasure Island, San Francisco, after spending 12 months as a member of a gun crew aboard a merchant ship.

Source: The Sioux City Journal-Tribune, Sept. 18, 1945