Decatur County

Sgt. Charles Hamilton





Mr. and Mrs. James Hamilton received a letter from their son, Sgt. Clair Hamilton, who is with the 34th division in Italy, stating he had been in Rome and was feeling fine.

They also received a letter Saturday from their son, Sgt. Charles Hamilton, who is in New Guinea saying he was in the combat area now and had his fox hole dug. He is a cook.

Source: Leon Journal-Reporter, July 13, 1944

Source: Decatur County Women's Auxilary WWII Scrapbook; Submission by Decatur County Historical Museum, Leon IA, Sara Rose Joan LeFleur, June of 2016