Pottawattamie County

Pfc. Charles E. Putney


Learns Son Is Reported Missing

Pfc. Charles E. Putney has been missing in action in Germany since March 26, according to word received by his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Putney, 24 Benton street. Entering the service in June, 1944, he arrived overseas last December. His mother, Mrs. Clarrisa Putney resides at 922 Avenue H. Pfc. Putney is the father of six children.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Tuesday, April 17, 1945, Page 6

NOTE: Pfc. Charles E. Putney is listed as killed in action on the Memorial Day page of the May 30, 1945 issue of the Council Bluffs Nonpareil.