Sioux County

S/Sgt. William Moerman

 

HOME FROM ALEUTIANS

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Moerman received a telegram Sunday afternoon from their son, Staff Sgt. William telling them that he had arrived in Camp Swift, Texas, and would be coming home on a furlough after about two weeks.  Bill has been in the service 3 ½ years and has been serving in the Aleutian Islands for the past 27 months.

Source: Sioux Center News, October 5, 1944

William Moerman was born Mar. 22, 1920 to Peter and Trintje Schelling Moerman. He died Aug. 22, 1981 and is buried in Memory Gardens Sioux Center Cemetery, Sioux Center, IA.

Sgt. Moerman served in World War II with the U.S. Army 159th Infantry.

Source: ancestry.com