Woodbury County

Pfc. Patrick H. Hansel




Soldier’s Medal for Sioux Cityan

Private First Class Patrick H. Hansel of Sioux City, received special honor at a recent retreat review held in his honor at Camp Pickett, Virginia, Displaying heroism during recent maneuvers when he saved a comrade from drowning, it was his distinction to be awarded the soldier’s medal by a major general.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, November 2, 1943 (photo included)