Sioux County

Alfred Beukelman

Rank—F 1/c
Entered service April 1945
Discharged April 1946
Served with Navy in Pacific.


On Tuesday evening a large group of relatives and friends gathered at the A. Beukelman home where a farewell was held in honor of Alfred Beukelman, who leaves for the service on Friday of this week.
Mr. A. Beukelman and daughter Clare, Mr. and Mrs. Abe Beukelman, Jr., Mrs. Percy Bylsma and Mrs. Robert Rens and daughter Sharon drove to Hull on Wednesday evening where they attended a farewell gathering held at the John Rens home in honor of Alfred Beukelman wh leaves for the service on Friday.

Source: Sioux Center News April 5, 1945 p 3

The following men left Friday, April 6, for Fort Snelling, Minnesota where they will be inducted into the Armed Forces: ....., Alfred Beukelman, S. Center, ......

Source: Sioux County Capital April 12, 1945 p 1

New Address:
Alfred Beukelman A. S. 9846944
U.S. Naval Training Center,
Great Lakes, Ill.

Source: Sioux Center News April 19, 1945 p 2

Mrs. Alfred Beukelman and Mrs. Arthur Kamerman plan to leave for Chicago Friday evening.  They will join their husbands who are stationed there for their boot training in the navy.

Source: Sioux County Capital May 3, 1945 p 6

Neighbors of the A. Beukelman family spent Wednesday evening at their home in honor of Alfred Beukelman who came home last Thursday evening on a week's leave after having finished his boot training in the navy at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station.  Guests included ..... Alfred leaves again on Friday to report to the Great Lakes.

Source: Sioux Center News June 14, 1945 p 6

Alfred Beukelman, who has recently completed his boot training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station at Chicago has now been moved to Shoemaker, Calif. and sends the following new address:
Alfred Beukelman F 2/c
Naval Training and Distribution Center,
Shoemaker, Calif.

Source: Sioux Center News July 5, 1945 p 8

New Address:
Alfred Beukelman F 2/c
TADCEN Camp Elliot
San Diego, 44, Calif.

Source: Sioux Center News July 19, 1645 p 2

Here is the new address of Alfred Beukelman, who recently arrived in the Philippine Islands:
Alfred Beukelman F. 2/c
APD No. 59, US Newlan
c/o Fleet Post Office
San Francisco, Calif.

Source: Sioux Center News Sept. 13, 1945 p 2

Here is the correct address of Alfred Beukelman:
Alfred Beukelman F. 1/c
A.P.A. No. 59, U.S.S. Newman
c/o Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Calif.

Source: Sioux Center News Nov. 1, 1945 p 2

Mr. and Mrs. Percy Bylsma entertained relatives and friends at their home on Sunday evening in honor of ....., and also in honor of their brother, F 1/c Alfred Beukelman who was home on a week's leave from service in the navy and who left again on Monday evening to report for further orders at New York.

Source: Sioux Center News Jan. 24, 1946 p 4

Alfred Beukelman F 1/c in the Navy, will receive his discharge April 15th.  He is at present stationed at U.S.S. Newman, A.P.D. No. 59, C/o Postmaster, Green Cove Springs, Fl.

Source: Sioux Center News March 7. 1946 p 1

Servicemen Discharged
Service Personnel who have filed discharges in the County Recorder's Office at Orange City include: ......, Alfred Beukelman, .....

Source: Sioux Center News May 2, 1946 p 7