Pottawattamie County

Pfc. Kenneth F. Plummer

 

Eleven Men in Latest Draft

Charles S. Binkly was leader of a draft of eleven men who left Council Bluffs Tuesday morning. Other members of the group were . . . Kenneth F. Plummer.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Tuesday, November 16, 1943, Page 7

Pfc. Ken Plummer Killed in Action

Pfc. Kenneth Plummer, 20, overseas since October, has been killed in action Jan. 7, with the 1st army in Belgium, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Plummer, 19 South Nineteenth street, said Saturday.

Pfc. Plummer has been in the army over a year. He attended Thomas Jefferson high school and prior to entering the service was employed by the Watson Brothers Transport company in Omaha. Pfc. Plummer received his basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif.

Besides his parents, Pfc. Plummer is survived by one sister, Vernelle Plummer at home, and one brother, Bernard Plummer, also at home.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Sunday, January 14, 1945, Page 3

KILLED IN ACTION

Pfc. Kenneth Plummer was killed in action with the 1st army in Belgium, according to a notification received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Plummer, 19 South Nineteenth street.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Monday, January 15, 1945, p. 11