Tama County

Lynus Briggs

 

 

News About Men in Service From Over Northeast Iowa

Traer—Rev. and Mrs. B. T. Schwab, of Traer, have received word from their son, Lt. Dwight Schwab, of the Marines, that he recently visited the grave of Lynus Briggs, former Traer high school athlete, at Guadalcanal. Briggs, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Briggs, of Traer, was killed in an airplane accident on that island last Christmas Day. Lieutenant Schwab was a former Waterloo attorney.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, April 23, 1944