Decatur County

Sgt. Clair Hamilton

 

 

 

 

Sgt. Clair Hamilton, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hamitlon, of near Davis City, is recovering from an appendicitis operation in Italy. Sgt. Hamilton is a cook.

Source: Leon Journal-Reporter, (unknown date)

Mr. and Mrs. James Hamilton, of Davis City received a letter from their son, Sgt. Clair Hamilton, stationed in Italy, saying he was back with his company, he stated they would be back from the front for a few days of a rest. He is with the 34th division.

Source: Leon Journal-Reporter, March 1944


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