Woodbury County


Seaman 2/c Richard D. Speer


Lieut. Kenneth D. Speer, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Speer, 4005 Floyd avenue, has completed training as a B-17 pilot and reported to the army air force station at Lincoln, Neb., where his crew will be formed for the final stage of combat training before going overseas. 

Richard D. Speer, seaman second class, has arrived safely in New Guinea, according to a message received by the family last week.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, September 27, 1944