Sioux County

Pvt. Clarence Sinkey

 

 

NEWS OF OUR MEN and WOMEN IN UNIFORM

Stanley Sinkey of Ireton sent us his father’s new address—
Dear Editor—I have received the new address of my father. He was transferred from Camp Hood, Texas. It is now:
Pvt. Clarence Sinkey
Co. B. 12 Bn. 3rd Regt.
A.G.F.R.D. No. 1
Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

Source: The Sioux Center News, August 31, 1944

2 Sioux Cityans Listed Missing  
Both Pvt. Sinkey and Pfc. Morey Served With Infantry

Two Sioux Cityan infantrymen are missing in action, the War Department has revealed in messages to relatives here.

Pvt. Clarence Sinkey, serving with an infantry division, has been missing in action since December 17, his wife, Mrs. Ada Sinkey, 722 W. Third street, has been informed.

Pvt. Sinkey, who went overseas in October, 1944, took part in the Belgium drive.  He entered the army in March, 1944, and took his training at Camp Hood, Tex., and Camp Atterbury, Ind.

He was employed by the Wincharger corporation for nine years, serving as press foreman and night supervisor.  He has two children, Stanley, 14, and Mavis, 8.

Pvt. Sinkey was born and raised in Ireton, Ia.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 27, 1945 (photo included)

LISTED MISSING RETURNS TO U. S.
Pvt. Clarence Sinkey, Ireton Native, Had Been Prisoner

Pvt. Clarence Sinkey, serving with an infantry division, who was reported missing in action in Germany since December 17, was freed recently by the American Army.  His wife, Ada, 722 W. Third street, said she never had been informed that her husband was a prisoner.

The soldier recently called his sister, Mrs. John Verbrugge of Ireton, from Long Island that he had arrived in this country and after receiving treatment in a New York hospital probably would be home.  His wife said she had reason to believe that he would return in two weeks.

He is a son of Mrs. Peter Sinkey of Ireton, where he was born and reared.

Pvt. Sinkey went overseas in October, 1944. He was employed here by the Wincharger Corporation for about nine years.  There are two children, Stanley and Mavis.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, April 11, 1945

IRETON—
FREED BY AMERICAN ARMY

Pvt. Clarence Sinkey, son of Mrs. Mary Sinkey, who has been missing in action in Germany since Dec. 17th, was freed by the American Army.  A telephone call to his sister, Mrs. John Verbruggen, on Monday, April 9th, from Long Island, N.Y., told of his arrival in the U.S. and his hopes of getting home in a couple weeks after spending some time in a New York hospital.

Source:  Sioux Center News, April 12, 1945