Woodbury County

Pfc. Kenneth J. Sheridan





Pfc. Kenneth J. Sheridan, 1009 Eighth Street, is returning home after 27 months overseas with the 34th division. He was a rifleman throughout the African campaign, taking part in such battles as Fondouck and hill 609. While serving on the Fifth army front in Italy he was made a driver, hauling rations and ammunitions to the front at night. He took part in the crossing of the Volturno River, Cassino, the Anzio beachhead and the liberation of Rome and Leghorn region. He was awarded the combat infantryman’s badge. He left Sioux City with the National Guard unit which made up the original 34th division.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, September 12, 1944