Woodbury County

Sgt. William N. Porter




Lt. Harry E. Porter, formerly of Sioux City, recently was promoted to his present rank, according to a letter received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Porter, who now reside at Midland, Mich. Lt. Porter left Sioux City for the Army in September, 1942. He received his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and then went to an officer candidate school at Fort Belvoir, Va., where he was commissioned second lieutenant on March 31, 1943. Before entering the army he was employed by a Sioux City wholesale house.

His brother, Sgt. William N. Porter, now is at Fort Ord, Cal., having returned to the States after 38 months overseas in the southwest Pacific area.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 19, 1945