Polk County

Pvt. Earl J. McConnell


Altoona Boy Given Conduct Ribbon in Italy

With the Fifth Army, Italy—Private Earl J. McConnell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey McConnell of Altoona, Iowa, has been awarded the Good Conduct Ribbon.  He is serving with an anti-aircraft searchlight unit of the Fifth Army in Italy.

Source: The Altoona Herald, February 24, 1944