Woodbury County

Lt. Douglas E. Oakleaf


Sioux Cityans Among Officers Given Promotions

Washington—The war department announced Tuesday temporary for 15 Iowans as follows:

First Lieutenant to Captain—Dores J. Reideman, Alton and Chauncey E. Heffernan, Sioux City.

Second Lieutenant to First Lieutenant- Harvey N. Wilberg, Ringsted; Douglas E. Oakleaf, Sioux City.

The department also announced appointment of several Iowans as second lieutenants in the infantry reserve. They included Ward R. Swanson, Rockwell City, and Kenneth M. Clancy, Walker.

First Lieut. Theburn Speicher, Early, Iowa has been ordered to report for active duty.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, October 12, 1943

Douglas E. Oakleaf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Byron F. Oakleaf, 3903 43d street, who recently spent a few days visiting here, has been promoted to the rank of first lieutenant. Lieut. Oakleaf is with the engineers corps at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, October 15, 1943