Woodbury County

2nd Lt. Joseph A. Mazur



Two marines, Warrant Officer John L. Mazur and his sister, Corporal Rose C. Mazur, recently obtained furloughs at the same time and visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mazur, 411 S. Fowler Street.

John enlisted January 13, 1942, and only recently returned to this country after 23 months in the South Pacific. Rose joined the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve August 16, 1943, and now is in Marine Corps personnel department, Washington, D.C.

Two other brothers of the Mazur family obtained furloughs from the army at the same time. They are Corporal Joe A. Mazur of the chemical warfare service at Camp Sibert, Ala., and Private Frank J. Mazur of the armored division at Camp Polk, La.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 26, 1944

Joseph A. Mazur, son of Mrs. Nora Mazur, 411 S. Fowler street, has been graduated from the officer candidate department of the transportation corps school, New Orleans Army air base, and has been commissioned a second lieutenant. Lt. Mazur attended East high school and Morningside College. He enlisted in November, 1942. The officer was assigned to active duty with the transportation corps immediately after receiving his commission.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, unknown publication date