Sioux County

George Feekes

 

 


LARGE GROUP OF SELECTEES OFF TO WAR
BIG CONTINGENT OF SIOUX MEN DEPARTED LAST WEEK
Many Youths Are Taken From Farms To Help Meet Military Demands For More Fighters

A large contingent of Sioux County selectees left Orange City last week for induction centers to take their physical examinations prior to entering the armed forces.  The following men were included:
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Sioux Center: ....., George Feekes,

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Source: Hawarden Independent March 22, 1945 p 1

The young people of the Carmel Reformed Church enjoyed a party Wednesday evening, held in honor of George Feekes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gradus Feekes, who leaves for the service next Wednesday. 

Source: Sioux County Capital Sept 20, 1945 p 6

SIOUX SELECTEES TO ARMED FORCES
The following Sioux County selectees left Orange City last Sunday for Induction into the armed forces: ....., George Feekes.

Source: Hawarden Independent Sept . 27, 1945 p 1

Pvt. Geo. Feekes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gradus Feekes, recently entered the service and his address is:
Pvt. George Feekes 37807270
Sq. V. Class 303
3704th A.A.F. BU.
Keesler Field, Miss.

Source: Sioux Center News Oct. 25, 1945 p 10

George Feekes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gradus Feekes phoned home this week Wed. eve. to tell his parents he will be home on a furlough early in March.  He is stationed at Scott Field, Ill.

Source: Sioux Center News Feb. 21, 1946 p 12

Pvt. George Feekes has moved from Scott Field, Ill. to Kearns, Utah and has this new address:  37807270, Sqd. T-5, 467 Army Air Forces O.R.D., Kearns, Utah.

Source: Sioux Center News May 16, 1646 p 10

Pvt. George Feekes latest address is:
37807270
85th Fighter Wing Hdq. Sqd.
6th Air Service Group
APO Unit I-719, c/o Postmaster,
San Francisco, Calif. 

Source: Sioux Center News Aug. 22, 1946 p 12

Stationed in Manila
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CPL. GEORGE FEEKES
Cpl. George Feekes is stationed in Luzon about 30 miles from Manila.  He is in the Air Corps and works at a Supply Center where he makes out the menus for the entire base.  Prior to that he worked in a sales store.  He says he's kept busy and enjoys his work but doesn't expect to be home until spring. 
Cpl. George Feekes 37807270
103rd A. M. Sqdrn.
6th Air Service Group
APO 719 Unit 1
c/o P. M., San Francisco, Calif.

Source: Sioux Center News Nov. 14, 1946 p 1

George Feekes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gradus Feekes, who has been stationed in the Philippines for the past months is enroute home.

Source: Sioux Center News Jan. 16, 1947 p 6