Black Hawk County

Pfc. Robert F. Lynch



Two Brothers Hold Reunion in Philippines

Two Waterloo brothers, Sgt. Jack Lynch and Pfc. Robert F. Lynch, held a reunion in the Philippines after a separation of nearly four years, their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Lynch 122 Williston avenue, have learned.

Robert, who is a veteran of MacArthur’s 32nd division, has seen action in Buna, Saipan and Aitape, and had just returned from frontline fighting at Ormoc when he met his brother. He expects to receive a furlough to the States soon, he has written his parents. This will be his first visit home in three years. His brother, Jack, has been in the army four years and overseas one year.

Another brother, Pvt. Edward T. Lynch, has been stationed in England a year with the ground crew of the air forces.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Sunday, January 07, 1945