Woodbury County

Cpl. Roger Westerberg

Plymouth County

 

IN  UNIFORM

Cpl. Roger Westerberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. (sic) Westerberg of Anthon, has returned to his Marine base in California, after spending part of a furlough visiting relatives in Sioux City.  Cpl. Westerberg has spent two years overseas and participated in the battles of Tarawa and Saipan.  A brother, Billy Westerberg, in the Navy, has been a prisoner of war since the fall of Corrigedor and Bataan.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 26, 1945

NOTE re: (sic): Other news articles about these Westerberg servicemen list their parents accurately as Mr. and Mrs. John Axel Westerberg, of Hinton, IA.