Pottawattamie County

Pvt. Andrew J. Swolley


Purple Heart Given to Private’s Wife

Mrs. Andrew J. Swolley, 314 North Sixth street, has received the Purple Heart awarded her husband, Pvt. Andrew J. Swolley, for a hip wound suffered in France on July 13.

Now hospitalized in England, Pvt. Swolley entered the infantry a year ago and has been overseas since May, 1944.

Prior to entering the service, he was employed by the Ak-Sar-Ben bridgd as a maintenance man. His brother, Cpl. France L. Swolley, is in the army air corps.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, October 01, 1944, Page 11