Woodbury County

Lyle Arthur Ealey





Lyle Arthur Ealey, 17, has reported for training at the naval training station at Farragut, Idaho. His 18-year-old brother, Private William Eugene Ealey, an ambulance driver in a medical unit at Camp Polk, Louisiana, has been in the army six months. They are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Ealey, 704 Pearl Street, and come of military ancestors. Their great-grandfather fought in the Civil War, their grandfather in the Spanish-American war and their father, Edward, in the First World War. He was wounded during the four years he spent as the youngest member of an artillery regiment.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 1, 1943