Woodbury County

Pfc. Alvin B. Wiggins

 
 

 

Pfc. A. B. Wiggins Dies of Wounds, Parents Notified

Pfc. Alvin B. Wiggins died of wounds in Manila February 6 according to a telegram received from the War Department by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Wiggins, 715 Dubuque street.

Pvt. Wiggins was born in Sioux City August 22, 1924, and attended Central high school.  He received his infantry training at Camp Roberts, Cal., and was then sent overseas to the Marshall islands.

Surviving besides his parents are two brothers, Cpl. Kinzie Wiggins, stationed at Fort Mead, Md., and Orville of Sioux City; one sister, Mrs. M. Nanek, also of Sioux City.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 19, 1945

DIES OF WOUNDS

Pfc. Alvin B. Wiggins died of wounds in Manila February 6 according to a telegram received from the War Department by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Wiggins, 715 Dubuque street.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 20, 1945 (photo included)