Woodbury County

Pvt. Earl "Gene" Taylor

 

 
 

 

MEN AND WOMEN IN SERVICE

Private Eugene Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Taylor, 100 S. Paxton street, is spending a 10-day furlough with his parents.  He is stationed at Fort Bliss, Tex.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 16, 1944

BROTHERS MEET IN ITALY AFTER 3 YEARS

Pvt. Earl (“Gene”) Taylor and Pfc. Wayne E. Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Taylor, 100 S. Paxton street, met in Italy on December 24, 1944, for the first time in three years.

Wayne entered service in January, 1943, and has been stationed in Italy since August, 1943.  Gene entered the army in July, 1943, and was stationed in England before being sent into Italy in October.  After discovering that they were both in Italy, Wayne got a three-day pass and spent Christmas with Gene at his camp. Gene is a member of the 88th infantry division and Wayne is with the 91st air service squadron.

They have another brother, Pvt. Paris K. Taylor, who is stationed at Camp Hood, Tex.  Wayne’s wife lives at 3270 Fourth street.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 12, 1945 (photo included)