Hardin County

Pfc. Edward J. Messer

 

 

 

CHELSEA AND ELDORA SOLDIERS WOUNDED

Washington, D.C.—(INS)—The War Department announced Friday the names of 387 United States soldiers wounded in action. This includes casualties in the Asiatic, Central Pacific, European, Mediterranean, South Pacific, and southwest Pacific areas.
The list included:
Central Pacific area:
Iowa—Pfc. Ludvik J. Mayer; father, Joseph W. Mayer, Chelesa, IA;
Pfc. Edward J. Messer; mother, Mrs. Anna M. Messer, Eldora, IA.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, April 14, 1944