Humboldt County

Pfc. Gerald A. Peterson



Iowa Honor Roll

These Iowans, like those pictured here on previous Sundays, have given their lives for their country. They were fatally wounded in combat or died in prison camps. The fourth line under each name designates the war area in which the man last served.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, March 5, 1944 (33 photos included)

Gerald A. Peterson was born Mar. 16, 1918 to Harris and Josephine Marie Saboe Peterson. He died Apr. 8, 1943 and is buried in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Badger, IA.

Pvt. Peterson was KIA in the North African area while serving with the 133rd Infantry, 34th Division U.S. Army.

Sources: World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from Iowa;