Plymouth County

Sgt. Rex C. Knapp

 

 

 

Rex Knapp, son of Mr. and Mrs. F.W. Knapp, who left here for military service, is in Jefferson Barracks, Mo., where he will received the six weeks basic training. Mrs. Knapp received a long distance telephone call from Rex Saturday night.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, July 8, 1943

SOLDIERS NEWS

Sgt. Rex C. Knapp, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fay E. Knapp, Perry Creek Road, Sioux City, and member of a well known western Plymouth County family, who has been missing in action over the German Reich since August 16, is a prisoner of the German government, his parents have been informed by the War Department. He was a turret gunner and armorer on a Liberator; arrived in England in July this year, and had completed two missions before his plane was shot down.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, October 5, 1944