Black Hawk County

William Shimp


News About Men in Service From Over Northeast Iowa

Dunkerton—Latest of the three Shimp brothers, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Shimp of Dunkerton, to enter the service of their country is Aviation Cadet William Shimp, who has just arrived in Des Moines to start pilot training at Drake University.

Richard Shimp, storekeeper second class, recently went aboard one of the new battleships just completed on the east coast.

Robert Shimp, aviation machinist’s mate third class, is stationed in the engineer’s office at Rodd Field, Corpus Christi, Tex.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, April 23, 1944  (photo included)