Emmet County

Francis C. Martinson
Photo published Estherville Daily News, April 25, 1942



With The Colors

Francis Martinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martinson of Estherville, sent his parents word that he had completed his basic training at Great Lakes, Illinois, where he was stationed.  He said he expected to take the additional training at Philadelphia, Pa., where he was to be transferred.  He enlisted in the Navy as an aviation machinist’s mate, third class, in the instrument repairing division.

Source: Estherville, Vindicator-Republican, April 7, 1942

Our Neighbors in Service.

Estherville, Ia - Francis C. Martinson, stationed at Norfolk, Va. visited last week in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martinson.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, August 4, 1943