Buena Vista County

S/Sgt. Fred O. Menefee




Sioux Rapids, Ia.—Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Menefee of Sioux Rapids have been informed that their son, S. Sgt. Fred O. Menefee, who was reported missing in action over Germany last fall, is a German prisoner. He was a B-17 gunner and had made 18 missions over naziland. The letter to the Menefees came from A. G. Lambert of Alexandria, Va., father of the squadron commander, Maj. Alfred G. Lambert, jr., who was with the crew when the plane went down.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 22, 1945