Pottawattamie County

Pvt. Clifford S. Vanderpool


Killed in Action

Pvt. Clifford S. Vanderpool, 34, previously reported missing in action is now listed as killed in action [Jan. 7], according to war department notification received by his wife Mrs. Emma D. Vanderpool, 2816 North Twenty-sixth street.

He formerly had been employed by the Reed Ice Cream Company, before entering the service in April, 1944, and had been overseas with the Tank Corps since October, 1944l

Survivors include his wife; parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Vanderpool, of Bentley, Ia.; 10 sisters, Mrs. Genevea Pickins of Omaha, Mrs. Lucille Ruckman of Underwood, Ia., Mrs. Gladys May of Council Bluffs, Mrs. Flossie Hansen of Dunlap, Ia., Miss. Bessie Delores Vanderpool of Bentley, Mrs. Lois Hansen, Mrs. Agnes Mass, Mrs. Madge Mass, Mrs. Darlene Fox, and Mrs. Barbara Scott, all of Lake Manawa, Ia.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, February 01, 1944, Page 1