Woodbury County

Lt. Bernard J. Coen




Informed in Ireland as to his promotion to a lieutenancy was Bernard J. Coen, who enlisted here as a private 20 months ago. Now a pilot on a reconnaissance plane, Lieut. Coen received his early training at Stevens, S. D., under Morningside College instructors. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Coen, 1404 Blair Street and his wife, who resides here, is the former Ellen Buckley.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, May 5, 1944 (photo included)