Plymouth County

Sgt. Joseph J. Junkers



Our Neighbors in the Service

Remsen, Iowa –Private Joseph J. Junkers has returned to duty in southern California after a furlough spent with his parents here.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, May 4, 1943

NEWS of the Boys in the Service

Sgt. Joseph J. Junkers, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Junkers of Remsen, has been awarded the purple heart medal after being wounded in France. He is in a hospital in England and is reported to be recovering. He was drafted in February, 1942.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, August 10, 1944