Woodbury County

Pfc. Earl D. Morris



Men and Women In Service

Corporal Earl D. Morris, son of Mrs. Leigh Morris, 1722 Rustin Street, is stationed at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas, with an armored infantry battalion.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, May 18, 1943

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