Woodbury County

Sgt. John A. Larsen




John A. Larsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius A. Larsen, 3026 Chambers Street, has been promoted to sergeant, according to an announcement from the 96th division in the Philippines, as a communication in the infantry. Sgt. Larsen participated in the liberation of the island of Leyte. He attended Sioux City schools and worked for the Wincharger Corporation before entering the army. He wears the combat infantryman’s badge.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 10, 1945