Woodbury County

Pvt. Harry C. Thomsen





Pvt. Harry C. Thomsen, 27, has been reported missing since December 21, according to word from the War Department received January 10 by his wife, who lives at 705 Dubuque street.

Pvt. Thomsen entered service on December 2, 1943, and took his training as a cannoneer at Camp Blanding, Fla.  He was later transferred to the infantry and received training as a rifleman at Camp Atterbury, Ind.  He was sent overseas in October and served in England, France and Belgium before going to Germany where he was last stationed.

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