Decatur County

Pfc. Stanley D. Sears



Pfc. Stanley D. Sears writes his mother at Decatur from France that he is okay and there are lots of apple orchards loaded with apples. They were having nice weather, but very hot.

Source: Leon Journal-Reporter, (unknown date)

Pfc. Stanley D. Sears, born Nov. 2, 1910, was inducted into the Army April 3, 1942. He was assigned to the 90th Infantry Div. He attended Camp Barkley, Camp Grant, and Fort Dix before being sent over-seas March 1944. He was first sent to England and later to France where he was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge. His next of kin is his mother, Mrs. Frank Sears.

Source: Decatur County Women's Auxilary WWII Scrapbook; Submission by Decatur County Historical Museum, Leon IA, Sara Rose Joan LeFleur, June of 2016 (photo included)