Plymouth County

Sgt. Fred R. Claesson



NEWS of the Boys in the Service

First Sgt. Fred R. Claesson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Claesson of Akron, serving in the 310th Infantry, 78th “Lightning” Division, has been awarded the bronze star for meritorious service performed on the war front in Germany. His efficiency kept up the morale of his company throughout four months of combat.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, June 12, 1945