O'Brien County

Pvt. Wilmer Ten Kley

 

SHELDON YOUTH KILLED IN WAR
Pvt. Wilmer Ten Kley, 19, Dies in Belgium, January 13

Sheldon, Ia.—Special:  Pvt. Wilmer Ten Kley, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Ten Kley of Sheldon, was killed in action in Belgium on January 13, according to word from the War Department received Monday.  Pvt. Ten Kley entered the infantry November 19, 1943, had his basic training at Camp Fannin, Tex., and went overseas in November.

He is survived by his parents, three sisters and four brothers.  One brother, Sgt. Henry Ten Kley, is stationed in the Philippines.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 30, 1945