Woodbury County

T/Sgt. Donald V. Nelson




T. Sgt. Donald V. Nelson, after completing 30 missions as an engineer-gunner on a B-24, was returned to the United States and recently spent a week in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Nelson, 4231 Harrison street. Before returning to the States, he was awarded the air medal with four oak leaf clusters, the distinguished flying cross, two campaign stars on his European theater ribbon and two presidential citations. After completing his 21-day leave with his wife and son, who reside at La Cygne, Kan., he will report to Miami Beach, Fla.

Source: Sioux City Journal, March 31, 1945