Sioux County

John F. Brantsen



John Brantsen has received his orders for military service and leaves on Sunday.

Source: Sioux Center News May 10, 1945 p 6

The following men left on Sunday, May 13, for Fort Snelling to be inducted into the armed forces:
Sioux Center: ..., John F. Brantsen,...

Source: Hawarden Independent May 17, 1945 p 16

John Brantsen A/S, who is in the Navy and stationed at the Great Lakes has this address: Co. 700, U.S.N.T.C., Great Lakes, Ill.

Source: Sioux Center News June 28, 1945 p 2

Mrs. John Brantsen drove to Hawarden Sunday morning to get her husband S 2-c John Brantsen who had arrived home on furlough after ten weeks of boot training at Great Lakes, Ill.  ... John reports back again next Monday morning for further assignment.

Source: Sioux Center News Aug. 2, 1945 p 4

Mrs. John Brantsen and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brantsen drove to Sioux City Sunday to take A/S John Brantsen to the train.  He left for further duty with the Navy after spending a week's leave at home. 

Source: Sioux County Capital Aug. 9, 1945 p 6

S 2-c John Brantsen
US Naval Tra. and Dist. Center
FFT, 1st Bn., Brks. 0143
Shoemaker, Calif.

Source: Sioux Center News Aug. 23, 1945 p 1

John Brantsen has been promoted recently from S 2-c to S 1-c.  He is on duty on the Carrier Hornet transporting high-point veterans home from Pearl Harbor.

Source: Sioux Center News Nov. 15, 1945 p 10

S 1-c John F. Brantsen called home Saturday night from Seattle, Wash. to say that he would be coming home, discharged from the service. 

Source: Sioux County Capital Dec. 27, 1945 p 4

John F. Brantsen arrived home from Minneapolis, and has an honorable discharge after 8 months of service in the Navy.

Source: Sioux County Capital Jan 10, 1946 p 8