Hamilton County


Wayne Allison Simmons








Wayne Simmons, 18, Is at Pearl Harbor With U. S. Navy

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Simmons, of Washington, D. C., are anxiously awaiting word from their son, Wayne, who is in the United States navy stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

The Simmons family formerly lived in Webster City where Mr. Simmons was employed by The Daily Freeman-Journal.

Their son, Wayne, has been in the navy more than a year. He was 18 years old in September and was in the Canadian army four months. He has been at Honolulu since January.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Dec. 19, 1941

Wayne Allison Simmons was born Sept. 8, 1923 to Robert A. and Ethel Virginia Phacis Simmons. He died Dec. 14, 1995 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Petty Officer Simmons served with the U.S. Navy in World War II and Korea.

Source: ancestry.com