Polk County

Edward O'Melia


Two Des Moines men recently received their wings as glider pilots and appointments as flight officers upon graduation from South Plains army air field, Lubbock, Tex.  They are Frank W. Giannobule, of 2900 S.W. Ninth st., and Edward O’Melia, of Otley, Ia., a graduate of Lincoln High school in Des Moines. 

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, Thursday, May 25, 1944 (both servicemen are pictured)