Woodbury County

Lt. Gerald P. Pill

 

 
 

 

MEN AND WOMEN IN SERVICE

Lieut. Gerald P. Pill, who recently was commissioned on graduation at the Army air corps administration officers candidate school at Miami Beach, Fla., is spending a week’s leave at the home of his mother, Mrs. Phillip Pill, 1710 Douglas street, before assignment at Dale Mabry field, Tallahassee.  A brother, Private First Class Irving Pill, veteran of the north African, Sicilian and Italian campaigns, cabled congratulations from north Africa.  Enroute from Florida, Lieut. Pill visited his sisters, Anna and Gisela, in Washington D.C.  Miss Beatrice Pill, Chicago, is visiting here during her brother’s leave.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 16, 1944

Sioux City Officer and Sister Have Reunion in Paris

Lt. Gerald P. Pill, stationed at Dale Mabry field, Florida paid a surprise visit to his sister, Miss Gisela Pill, a member of the staff of the United States embassy in Paris, while on a special mission to London recently.

News of their reunion came in a cablegram from Miss Pill to her mother, Mrs. Rosa Pill, 1710 Douglas Street. Miss Pill said she also had seen another Sioux Cityan, Henry Shulkin, who is with the army in France. She went to Paris from the state department at Washington, D.C.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 21, 1945