Pottawattamie County

Gerald E. Sweeny




Gerald E. Sweeny, radio technician, second class of the coast guard, left Wednesday after spending a 10-day leave at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sweeny, 119 Platner street.

Cadet Capt. Rolland Sweeny of the army air force reserve at Coe college, Cedar Rapids, and 2nd Lt. Duane Sweeny, in combat crew training at Sioux City, also arrived on the weekend to visit their brother. This visit marked the first reunion of Lt. Sweeny and Radio Technician Sweeny since November 1942.

Another brother, Lt. Curtis L. Sweeny is stationed in England.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Wednesday, July 26, 1944, Page 10