O'Brien County

Major Fred A. Kelly



Our Neighbors in the Service

Sheldon, Iowa –Capt. Fred A. Kelly, formerly captain in Guard Company I here, has been promoted to the rank of major and is stationed at Camp Wheeler, Georgia. He served with the famous Rainbow division in France during the First World War. He left Sheldon in January, 1940, with Company I for Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, and from there to Camp Dix, New Jersey, and then to England where he received special training. He returned to the United States later. A son, Cadet Jack Kelly, is with the ferry command.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 23, 1943