Black Hawk County

Cpl. Virgil Weisert



LaPorte City--Cpl. Virgil Weisert and Staff Sgt. Merle Weisert, who have not seen each other for three years, will be discharged the coming week.  They were inducted at the same time, took their training together but were later separated.  Merle was sent to Hawaii while Virgil went to Panama.  Merle has been in the Pacific nearly three years with army ordnance.  Virgil has been 34 months in Panama canal area.  They are the sons of Henry Weisert, Sr.

Source:  Waterloo Daily Courier, October 17, 1945