O'Brien County

Pvt. Jake Van Rees

 

 

 

Our Neighbors in the Services  

Sanborn, Ia.—Private Jake Van Rees spent a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Van Rees.  He is stationed at Camp Barkley, Texas.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, Tuesday, June 15, 1943

Our Neighbors in the Services.

Sanborn: Sanborn boys in the Normandy invasion are Pfc. Martin Vlaining, Cpl. John Bausema, Pfc. Jake Van Rees and Pfc. Frederick Bakker.

Pfc. Jake Van Rees, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Van Rees, was wounded in the invasion of Normandy and taken back to an English hospital.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, July 26, 1944