Cerro Gordo County

Philip Tortwood




Philip Tortwood, gunner’s mate third class, is now with a convoy in Africa, according to word received by his mother, Mrs. Ray Himrod of West Monroe, La., formerly of Mason City and Clear Lake. He entered the Navy in October, 1942, and was given boot training at Great Lakes.  He is the grandson of Mrs. Giles Winn, 208 Twenty-first street southeast.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, July 21, 1943