Woodbury County

Cpl. Eldon Wright




SALIX—Cpl. Eldon Wright is spending a 30-day recuperation leave with his wife and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett C. Wright.  He arrived home July 15 from England, where he had spent the last 19 months as a ground crew member of the 711th bombardment squadron, 447th bombardment group, Eighth air force.  Cpl. Wright, who flew home from England, wears the unit citation, good conduct medal and European theater ribbons with six major battle stars.  At the close of his leave, Cpl. Wright will report to St. Louis, Mo.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, July 26, 1945 (photo included)