Bremer County

Lt. Robert J. Becker


News About Men in Service From Over Northeast Iowa

Janesville—Mrs. Robert J. Becker received a V-mail letter from her husband, Lt. Robert J. Becker, that he had arrived safely in England.  Lieutenant Becker entered the service March 11, 1941, and received his wings and commission as lieutenant in the Army Air Force, June 22, 1943, at Williams Field, Ariz.  He is the pilot of an A-20 Havoc bomber.

Lieutenant Becker is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Becker of Janesville.  His wife, the former Virginia Howe, is residing at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Howe, here.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, April 23, 1944 (photo included)