Bremer County

Douglas Blume


News About Men in Service From Over Northeast Iowa

Sumner—Douglas Blume, son of Charles Blume of Sumner, has been in the Army three years and spent 27 months overseas, having been with the first soldiers to land in Ireland. He was with the 34th Division in the African invasion, in administrative work.  Before entering the Army, Douglas was employed at the Adams store in Waterloo as bookkeeper.  He will report at Fort Sheridan, Ill., after Sunday.

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