Woodbury County

Pfc. Charles Morris




Sioux Cityan Was with Infantry in France

Pfc. Earl D. Morris, 28, was killed while serving with an infantry division in France, his mother, Mrs. Florence Morris, 1722 Rustin street, has been informed.

He had been overseas nearly a year and a half, going first to Italy, and later to France. He had served in Camps Barkeley, Tex., and Chaffee, Ark., and at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

He was born March 16, 1916, in Sioux City.

Pfc. Charles Morris, a brother, is serving with a field artillery unit in New Guinea and another brother, W. L. Morris, resides in Stevens, S. D.

Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Guy F. Plantz and Mrs. Robert McKeever, both of Sioux City, and Mrs. Emerson Bettinger of Round Lake, Minn.

He attended Grant elementary school and Woodrow Wilson, Jr., school.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 20, 1945