Woodbury County

Pvt. George Bell





Our Neighbors in the Services

Danbury, Iowa

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bell have received word from their son, Private George Bell that he is convalescing in a hospital in England from wounds received in the legs and back on invasion day on the coast of Normandy, France. Private Bell is an infantryman and is a grandson of the late Jonathan Bell of Pierson, who was a Union soldier stood in line when Gen. Grant took his first command in the Civil War.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, July 19, 1944