Plymouth County

T/5 Kenneth F. Marienau





Headquarters, 13th AAF, Southwest Pacific—On duty for more than twenty-four months, Technician Fifth Grade Kenneth F. Marienau, son of Mrs. Anna C. Marienau, 200 5th Avenue South, LeMars, Iowa, has been presented the Army Good Conduct Medal for “exemplary behavior, efficiency, and fidelity.” He is a munitions worker with a unit of the 13th AAF Service Command, operating in the South and Southwest Pacific.

Corporal Marienau entered the Army in September, 1942, and he served at Barksdale Field, Louisiana, prior to departing overseas.

In civilian life, the soldier was employed as an automobile mechanic. He is a graduate of Athol high school, Athol, South Dakota.

Source: LeMars Sentinel, January 23, 1945