Plymouth County


Jack Graham





KINGSLEY: (From the News-Times)

Relatives have received a message from Jack Graham in the navy stating he is getting along splendidly.  The message was mailed at sea, location and name of the ship were not disclosed.

Source: LeMars Sentinel, December 30, 1941

Word has been received in Kingsley of the recommended advancement of Jack Graham, to be advanced to the rank of Chief Petty Officer, in the Navy. Graham enlisted in the navy on Sept. 20, 1939, and was rate yeoman first class on January 1, 1943. He served at sea in the combat zone for 3 years and 10 months. In April of this year he was assigned to duties as yeoman in charge of personnel and now has been found qualified for the next highest rating.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, July 12, 1943