Woodbury County

Cpl. Frank J. Garretson




Cpl. Frank J. Garretson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joost Garretson, 1619 George street, is a flight radio operator assigned to Cazes air base, Casablanca, in the north African division of the air transport command.  In preparation for his current assignment, the corporal completed training at Sheppard field, Tex., Sioux Falls army air base, S. D., and Reno army air base, Nev.  A graduate of Central high school, Cpl. Garretson was employed by the Albertson Co. prior to his entrance into the armed forces in April, 1943. His wife, Mrs. Lois Truesdell Garretson, and their 3-year-old son, Robert Allen, live at 1518 WS. 19th street.

Source: Sioux City Journal, March 31, 1945