O'Brien County

Richard Heijn






Our Neighbors in the Services

Sheldon, Iowa—Kenneth Heijn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hiejn of Sheldon, is now stationed in the Solomon Islands with the marines. He is one of five Heijn boys who are either in defense work or in the service. Paul is employed at Buffalo, N.Y., by a lens company as an optical research specialist working on periscopes, telescopes, lenses and other items; Staff Sergeant Guy Heijn is stationed with American troops in the Aleutian islands; Jack Heijn, formerly a member of Company I, Sheldon national guard unit, is overseas, and Richard Heijn, formerly a member of Company B, Sheldon Iowa state guard unit, is in an army training camp.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, May 5, 1943