Cerro Gordo County

RM 3/c Rolly E. Pion





All Are Overseas

With the recent arrival of Sgt. Louis J. Pion in England, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Pion, 1215 1st N. W., have 3 sons in the armed forces serving overseas. Sgt. Pion is a tail gunner in the air force. He entered the service in February, 1943, and received the wings of aerial gunner at Buckingham army air field, Fort Meyers, Fla., in January. He was home on a
furlough at that time.

The 2 other sons of the Pions, Rolly and George, are in the navy and both have the rating of radioman 3/c. Rolly is serving on a destroyer in the Atlantic and George is in an armed guard unit in the southwest Pacific.

Source: The Globe Gazette, Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, IA, Tuesday, May 02, 1944, Page 3