Woodbury County

Pfc. Wayne H. Means




Pfc. Wayne Means Missing In Action, Mother Informed

Pfc. Wayne H. Means has been reported as missing in action in Germany, as of October 18, his mother, Mrs. Herman Liepsch, 1811 24th Street was informed this week by the war department.

The young man left here with the Iowa National Guard February 27, 1941, for Camp Claiborne, La. He went overseas in February of 1942 and had been assigned to camps in Ireland, Scotland, England and France.

He was graduated in January of 1941 from Central High School. His mother had received several letters from her son during the last several weeks.

While attending high school he was a Journal carrier. When in Scotland, he married Miss Peggie Blackadder, April 12, 1944.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, November 4, 1944