Decatur County

Pvt. John L. McMorris





Pvt. John L. McMorris, son of Mr. and Mrs. William (and Eliza) McMorris of Decatur recently completed seventeen weeks of infantry training at Camp Robert, California. He enjoyed a ten day furlough here visiting his wife, Mrs. Viola (McBee) McMorris of Grand River and other relatives in Decatur county. He returned to Camp San Lus Obispo, California last Friday.

Source: Leon Journal-Reporter, unknown date of publication

Pvt. McMorris served with the 97th Infantry Division in Europe and Japan.

Source: Decatur County Women's Auxilary WWII Scrapbook; Submission by Decatur County Historical Museum, Leon IA, Sara Rose Joan LeFleur