Woodbury County

Cpl. Bert Rockwood

 

 

FOUR IN ONE FAMILY IN SERVICE

Representation in the service is high in the family of Mrs. B. A. Rockwood, 1209 ½ Grandview boulevard, who herself is giving her time at a child care center while her four sons are in the service. A fifth son, Keith, is at home.

Sgt. Lyle Rockwood was the first to enter the service in January, 1943, and is serving with an anti-aircraft battalion in the South Pacific. Lt. Robert Rockwood is serving as navigator on a Flying Fortress with the Eighth air force. Inducted February, 1944, Cpl. Bert Rockwood is a signal corps photographer at Camp Crowder, Mo. He was formerly employed at Albertson & Co. James Rockwood, seaman second class, the youngest, entered the navy the day before his 18th birthday. After his basic training at Great Lakes, he is now in aviation radioman’s school in Memphis, Tenn.

All are Central high school graduates excepting Bert, who was graduated from East.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, Monday, April 9, 1945 (photos included)