Woodbury County


Pvt. Thomas H. Petersen, Jr.




Private Thomas H. Petersen, Jr., spent Christmas with his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.H. Petersen of Anthon. During his 11-day furlough he also visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Petersen, Battle Creek, Iowa and his wife’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Schlieff, Sac City, Iowa.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, December 29, 1942

Anthon, Ia.—Private First Class Thomas H. Petersen, Jr., member of the field artillery, has been selected to attend armored force school at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, June 24, 1943